Lisa Sthalekar
Lisa Sthalekar (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

Former Australia cricketer Lisa Sthalekar has turn out to be the primary lady to be appointed as president of the Federation of Worldwide Cricketers’ Affiliation (FICA). The 2013 Ladies’s World Cup winner was given this place on the FICA Govt Committee assembly that passed off in Nyon, Switzerland.

Sthalekar is ready to succeed former England cricketer Vikram Solanki. After getting this well-deserved put up, an elated Lisa Sthalekar has gone on to say that she is absolutely honoured and excited to take up this position and on the identical time the cricketer-turned-cricket pundit additionally added that with extra nations taking part in the sport, cricket is properly in its path to turn out to be a worldwide sport.

We’re getting into a brand new part of the sport: Lisa Sthalekar

“I’m extraordinarily honoured and excited to be FICA’s new president,” Sthalekar was quoted as saying. “We’re getting into a brand new part of the sport which covers extra cricket than ever earlier than for our female and male gamers. Extra nations are taking part in the sport which demonstrates that cricket is actually changing into a worldwide recreation,” mentioned Sthalekar as quoted by India Right now.

“I look ahead to engaged on behalf of our member gamers’ associations and gamers, and particularly to working with the ICC to make sure that all gamers have their rights protected and may work in partnership with directors to make our recreation even higher,” she added.

So far as Lisa Sthalekar’s illustrious worldwide profession is worried that spanned from 2001 to 2013, she went on to signify Australia in eight Exams, 125 One Day Internationals, and 54 T20Is and is a multiple-time world champion. Other than the 2013 Ladies’s World Cup, she was additionally a key member of the victorious Australian crew within the 2005 ODI World Cup in South Africa and the 2010 version of the Ladies’s T20 World Cup within the West Indies.

One other main achievement in her credentials is that Lisa can also be a proud recipient of the distinguished Belinda Clarke award for 2 straight years in 2007 and 2008.