Legend, game changer, role model: Tributes pour in for Sana Mir

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Legend, game changer, role model: Tributes pour in for Sana Mir

Sana Mir. © Getty Images

On Saturday (April 25), former Pakistan skipper Sana Mir drew the curtain on her illustrious 15-year international career. She retires as one of only six women to have scored over 2000 runs and taken more than 200 wickets in international cricket - the only Pakistani on the list.



Mir's illustrious career saw her lead Pakistan in 137 matches, including two ODI and five T20I World Cups.



https://twitter.com/mir_sana05/status/1253975421756100609?s=20



Naturally, the announcement led to an outpouring of appreciation, love and support from the cricket community - each person celebrating Mir's career and her impact on Pakistan cricket. Teammates, opponents, commentators, journalists and fans alike took to social media to pay tribute to a true icon of the sport.



https://twitter.com/ICC/status/1253977114304487424?s=20



https://twitter.com/JhulanG10/status/1254052520298602497



https://twitter.com/izzyjoyce/status/1254021996465270784



https://twitter.com/AlisonMitchell/status/1254011282493263872



https://twitter.com/ZAbbasOfficial/status/1253969526812807172?s=20



https://twitter.com/CeceliaJoyce44/status/1253998160608886786?s=20



https://twitter.com/collinsadam/status/1254005707424268288?s=20



https://twitter.com/meljones_33/status/1254224999843393537?s=20



https://twitter.com/SuzieWBates/status/1254150447566254080



https://twitter.com/alanwilkins22/status/1254104609628532736?s=20



https://twitter.com/cricketwallah/status/1254072092737208321?s=20



https://twitter.com/ajarrodkimber/status/1254061735264292864



https://twitter.com/Danevn811/status/1254003603414671360?s=20



Mir's Pakistan teammates lauded her achievements on the field while also speaking of the impact she has had on each one of them on a personal level.



https://twitter.com/kainatimtiaz16/status/1253994653843623936



https://twitter.com/SyedaNain18/status/1254066777505566724



https://twitter.com/maroof_bismah/status/1254033857831198721?s=20



https://twitter.com/ImJaveria/status/1254048678228172801



https://twitter.com/SidraNawaz22/status/1254012707726114817?s=20



https://twitter.com/omaima_sohail/status/1254075157913767942?s=20



https://twitter.com/MuneebaAli17/status/1254019052105760768?s=20



https://twitter.com/nashra_sundhu06/status/1254020975487864832?s=20



https://www.instagram.com/p/B_ZvnCKFL3l/?igshid=jrhf7kcew5gn



Pakistan's men's team too, made sure to get a word in about a true national icon...



https://twitter.com/RealHa55an/status/1254010277785370624



https://twitter.com/WahabViki/status/1254001072022192128



https://twitter.com/AzharAli_/status/1254072585438007297



https://twitter.com/MHafeez22/status/1254053323793223683



https://twitter.com/simadwasim/status/1254032914842599425
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