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Lisa Sthalekar turns into first lady to be appointed as president of Federation of International Cricketers’ Association

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Lisa Sthalekar was named on the FICA Executive Committee assembly held in Nyon, Switzerland. Others who’ve held the place embody Vikram Solanki, Barry Richards and Jimmy Adams.

Former Australia cricketer Lisa Sthalekar throughout a match. (Courtesy: Reuters)

HIGHLIGHTSLisa Sthalekar represented Australia in 187 worldwide matchesSthalekar was named president on the FICA Executive Committee assemblyExecutive Committee mentioned points associated to gamers and the sport

Former Australia cricketer Lisa Sthalekar has change into the primary lady to be appointed as president of the Federation of International Cricketers’ Association (FICA).

The 42-year-old was named on the FICA Executive Committee assembly held in Nyon, Switzerland. Sthalekar will take up the cost from former England batter Vikram Solanki. Others who’ve held the place beforehand embody former South Africa batter Barry Richards and former West Indies all-rounder Jimmy Adams.

Sthalekar represented Australia in 187 worldwide matches. She was the recipient of the 2007 and 2008 Belinda Clarke award, which is awarded to Australia’s finest girls’s worldwide participant. She performed a vital position in Australia’s victory throughout the 2010 T20 World Cup closing.

“I’m extremely honoured and excited to be FICA’s new president,” Sthalekar was quoted as saying. “We are entering a new phase of the game which covers more cricket than ever before for our male and female players. More countries are playing the game which demonstrates that cricket is certainly becoming a global game.

“I stay up for 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 might work in partnership with directors to make our sport even higher.”

The Executive Committee assembly was the primary in-person assembly because the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. The committee mentioned quite a lot of points associated to gamers and the sport.