Javeria Khan plays street cricket with kids in Kalam
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Pakistan Women Cricket team captain Javeria Khan had a blast during her recent visit to Kalam, Swat where she was able to play some street cricket with kids.
She shared a video on social media of her while playing street cricket in the scenic Kalam valley with children, which is winning the heart of the fans.
“Introducing my best running partner ...Had a great time playing with these talented bubbly kids,” she captioned the video.
Javeria made her international one-day debut with Pakistan against Sri Lanka on 6 May 2008 while her T20 debut came against Ireland on Jan 26, 2021. In October 2018, she was named in Pakistan's squad for the 2018 ICC Women's World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies.
Later the same month, she was named as the captain of the side, after Bismah Maroof stepped down from the role. Ahead of the tournament, she was named as one of the players to watch. She was the leading run-scorer for Pakistan in the tournament, with 136 runs in four matches.
In September 2010, Javeria was selected to play in the 2010 Asian Games in China. In November 2019, during the series against Bangladesh, she became the third female cricketer for Pakistan to play in 100 WODIs. In January 2020, she was named in Pakistan's squad for the 2020 ICC Women's T20 World Cup in Australia. She was the leading run-scorer for Pakistan in the tournament, with 82 runs in four matches.
In December 2020, Javeria was named the captain of Pakistan's squad for their tour to South Africa, after Bismah Maroof withdrew from the tour due to family reasons. Later the same month, she was shortlisted as one of the Women's Cricketer of the Year for the 2020 PCB Awards.
Javeria has scored 2744 runs for Pakistan in 106 one-dayers and 1882 runs in 102 Twent20s.