Commentator Isa Guha becomes first woman cricketer on PCA board
Former English women’s cricketer Isa Guha made history by becoming the first woman to be on the Professional Cricketers’ Association (PCA) board. PCA is the representative body of the past and the current First Class cricketers in England and Wales.Isa Guha is a former English fast bowler and has been appointed as the non-executive director on the PCA board of members. During her playing career, she has been a part of the victorious English team that won a World Cup, World T20 and also the Ashes.
She expressed her happiness over her appointment as the PCA member and noted that she is looking forward to working with the PCA as she sees a lot of exciting world cricket events lined up in the near future.
“I am delighted to be joining the PCA at an exciting time for the game here in England for our men and women at both domestic and international levels,” she said.
“I look forward to working with the team at the PCA, and with all the many past and present players, as the country prepares for a number of major events – starting with the ICC Champions Trophy and the Women’s World Cup this summer,” she added.
PCA chief executive David Leatherdale also expressed his happiness over the addition of Isa Guha on board.
“Isa has a vast knowledge of the game from both a men’s and women’s perspective, firstly through her time as a player and more recently from her work in the media on a global stage.”