Kuwait Cricket Club (KCC) announced that one of the Senior most and experienced Women Cricketer Mariam Hyder Ali got selected for the 100% Cricket future leaders program organized by the ICC.
Mariam, an all-rounder specifically a left-arm spin bowler and hard-hitting batter. She is known for her never-give-up attitude, positivity, and being an enthusiastic team player. Mariam has been actively representing Kuwait in various international tournaments and has been key in many of our team successes. She is currently a leader in the field of Human Resources and wears many hats in her involvement with various esteemed groups.
The ICC had earlier announced the inaugural ICC Cricket Future leaders Programme to support emerging female talents and leaders in Cricket to encourage new women leaders to take up leadership roles. ICC received an overwhelming response of over 300 applicants from 45 different countries and a total of 40 women have been selected to be mentored by a group of highly esteemed leaders in the game of Cricket. In Addition, Kuwait had a strong list of 9 applicants alone. The course is expected to be for 6 months with a kick-off workshop to commence with respected Belinda Clark, it also consists of monthly check-ins and a 3-month review with the mentees and mentors providing guidance and advice to reach their best potentials.
Kuwait Cricket Board congratulates the ICC for such a brilliant initiative in providing this platform to potential women leaders. Moreover, Kuwait Cricket Board wishes Mariam Hyder all the very best and is confident that this program will help her greatly and contribute to the development of Women’s Cricket in Kuwait.