Published On: Thu, Apr 7th, 2016

Sana Mir: the most mentioned female player on Facebook



Sana Mir, the captain of Pakistan women’s cricket team, was the much quoted female player on Facebook all through the recently accomplished World T20 tournament organized in India.

The 30-year-old cricketer was pursued by Bangladeshi right-arm standard pacer Jahanara Alam. Stafanie Taylor, the captain of West Indies, locked the third rank whereas, Mithali Raj, the Indian captain, secured the fourth position and Meg Lanning, the Australian captain, came on fifth position.

Sana Mir stated on tweeter as:

“Mubarak Pakistan. This win is for dedicated to parents of all Pak female cricketers for believing in us.”

In the meantime, gregarious Pakistan men’s T20I captain Shahid Afridi was on the third who was most quoted cricket player on Facebook all through the equivalent spell with Indian T20I captain MS Dhoni was on the second place and right-hand batsman Virat Kohli was on the top of the list.

Umar Akmal, who is another Pakistani right-hand batsman, was also capable to record his name on the eighth position in the array of the much quoted players.

The social media podium witnessed “more than 46 million” connections all through the world occasion with Pakistan-India match on February 15 at Kolkata magnetizing 8.2 million engagements, a lot all through any World T20 match.

The final among West Indies and England was attracted to connect the second utmost 6.1 million people.

The profile frames characteristic lunched by Facebook was employed 17 million times by cricketers, celebrities, public figures and fans.

Furthermore, the International Cricket Council page and the team Facebook page “totaled more than 180 million video sights all through the equivalent spell.”


In addition, 13.9 million cricket fans downloaded the particular stickers’ package which was introduced by Facebook for the World T20.


About the Author

Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.