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Claire Polosak becomes the first female umpire to stand in a men’s ODI

Asian Age – The 31-year-old officiated in the final of the World Cricket League Division 2 between hosts Namibia and Oman at the weekend.

Summary

  • The 31-year-old officiated in the final of the World Cricket League Division 2 between hosts Namibia and Oman at the weekend.
  • Windhoek: Australia’s Claire Polosak said it was a “special day” as she made history in becoming the first female umpire to stand in a men’s one-day international.
  • The 31-year-old officiated in the final of the World Cricket League Division 2 between hosts Namibia and Oman at the weekend and admitted she would “sleep well” after her performance.
  • Polosak has already blazed a trail — she was the first woman to stand in a men’s domestic fixture in Australia in her first List A match in Australia in 2017.
  • In December last year, she and her South Australian counterpart Eloise Sheridan became the first female umpires to officiate on-field together during a professional match in Australia when the Adelaide Strikers hosted the Melbourne Stars in the WBBL.


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