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Javeria Khan fourth Pakistani woman cricketer to play 100 T20I

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ISLAMABAD, 01 March 2020 – Sports Reporter:

Opener Javeria Khan on Sunday became only the fourth Pakistani woman cricketer to have played in 100 Twenty20 Internationals.

Javeria made her first T20I appearance in May 2009 and is the second highest run-getter for Pakistan with 1,826 runs at an average of 22. Her 204 fours are the most for any Pakistan batswoman and she has made eight half-centuries to date.

She was the skipper of the national side in the 2018 edition of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. Overall, she has captained Pakistan in 11 matches.

She also led the Pakistan side in the 2018 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. In total, Javeria has captained the national side in 11 matches.

Javeria while speaking to PCB digital said: “It is truly an honour for me that I led Pakistan in my 100th T20I. It has been a remarkable journey and I feel very blessed that I have been wearing the national colours for the past 11 years.

“This has also led to more participation from young girls in sports and it is heartening for me to see talented youngsters from schools and colleges coming up,” she said.