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1390. 

Who has became the first woman umpire to stand in a men's ODI in the final match of ICC World Cricket League 2?

[A]. Ashleigh Gardner
[B]. Meg Lanning
[C]. Nicola Carey
[D]. Claire Polosak

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Australia's Claire Polosak became the first woman umpire to stand in a men's ODI in the final match of ICC World Cricket League 2 on April 27. Previously, she stood in 15 women's ODIs matches, the first one played between Australia and South Afica in November 2016.She also stood some of the important international matches including semi-final of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2018 played between England and India.She was also the first woman to stand ever in a men's domestic fixture in Australia in her first List A match in Australia in 2017.In December 2018, Claire Polosak and her counterpart Eloise Sheridan became the first on-field female umpires during a professional match between Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Stars in World Big Bash League in Australia.

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