Lisa Sthalekar appointed Federation of International Cricketers' Association president

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Former Australian women's cricketer Lisa Sthalekar has been appointed as the President of the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA), becoming the first woman to become the President of FICA.

  • The decision to appoint Indian-origin Lisa was taken at a meeting of the Executive Committee of FICA in Neon, Switzerland.

  • Lisa Sthalekar will replace former England cricketer Vikram Solanki.

  • Former South African batsman Barry Richards, former West Indies all-rounder Jimmy Adams have also held this position.

  • Lisa Sthalekar's Career

  • Sthalekar played 8 Tests, 125 ODIs and 54 T20Is for Australia between 2001 and 2013.

  • Lisa has scored 416 runs in Tests, 2728 in ODIs and 769 runs in T20 matches while in bowling she has taken 23 wickets in Tests, 146 in ODIs and 60 wickets in T20Is.

  • Lisa became the first female cricketer to score 1000 runs and take 100 wickets in ODI cricket.

  • Last year, he was inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame.

  • About Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA)

  • The Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) is an organisation that coordinates the activities of all the national players’ associations that represent professional cricketers.

  • Founded -1998

  • FICA members-  Australia, Bangladesh, England , New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies

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