International Women’s Cricketer Sonia Dabir, presently settled at Belgaum has been selected in the Indian Women’s Cricket team which participate in a bilateral T-20 series against Sri Lanka to be held at Vishakapattanam from 19 to 28 January. Sonia has represented Indian Cricket team in 4 International One Day and T-20 matches earlier.
Sonia Dabir a Middle order Batswoman and Off Spinner, is the first Women Cricketer from Belgaum to represent Team India. At present she is working at Gajananrao Bhatkande Pre-University College Cricket Coach. She also is an active member of Bhatkande Sports Academy. She was earlier selected in 25 probables for the selection camp of Karnataka State team held at Chinnaswamy Stadium Bangalore. The selection camp was held from 23rd September to 3rd December 2013. Sonia showed fantastic performance and with her experience made it to Karnataka State team. Karnataka played against Vidharba, Saurashtra, Himachal Pradesh and West Bengal in the League cum Knockout tournament. Sonia performed exceptionally well in this tournament and was selected in South Zone team. Sonia caught the eye of the selectors putting up an impressive allround show in Inter Zonal matches and made it to Team India. She was one of the 5 players selected from Karnataka State to represent South Zone.
Sonia Dabir earlier was representing Maharashtra State and she was selected to Indian team from the performances she delivered representing from Maharashtra State. But now she has settled in Belgaum and she will be representing Karnataka State in the future tournaments. She has represented Indian Women’s Cricket team in 4 One day and 4 T-20 matches in International Cricket.