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Pakistan’s Javeria Khan Announced his Retirement from Cricket

Javeria Khan has decided to retirement to cricket after a 15 years.

After 15 brilliant years, Pakistan’s seasoned female cricket player Javeria Khan has decided to take their retirement from international cricket.

Her adventure began on May 6, 2008, when she made her ODI debut against Sri Lanka at Kurunegala during the Women’s Asia Cup match. The next year, she made her T20I debut in Dublin against Ireland.

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Javeria played for Pakistan in 228 international matches during her career. She scored 4,903 runs, including two hundreds and twenty-five half-centuries, and took 28 wickets in international cricket.

Javeria Khan is noteworthy for being the second-highest run scorer for the Pakistan women’s side in both ODIs and T20Is, and she is one of just two Pakistani women’s cricket players to reach 2,000 runs in each format, along with Bismah Maroof.

She took part in all eight T20 World Cups since its start in addition to four 50-over World Cups during her trip. Javeria, who won gold medals in the 2010 and 2014 Asian Games, also helped Pakistan achieve glory.

She was notable for leading the Pakistani women’s squad in a number of games and ICC Women’s T20 World Cup editions.

Javeria’s dedication to cricket went beyond her on-field accomplishments, as demonstrated by her enrollment in the PCB Level 2 Cricket Coach course the previous year. “I want to call it a day and announce my retirement, however, I will be available for league cricket,” Javeria said, expressing gratitude for her career.

Head of Women’s Cricket at PCB Tania Mallick acknowledged Javeria’s outstanding efforts, praising her influence on women’s cricket in Pakistan and expressing hope that her legacy will motivate upcoming generations.

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