Mithali Dorai Raj
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December 3, 1982
Right-handed Top-order batswoman
Indian Women, Air India Women, Asia Women XI, India Blue Women, Velocity, Railways Women
Mithali Raj is an Indian international female cricketer, who plays for the national women’s cricket team of India since 1999. She is the current captain of the national team in Test and ODI formats. She is one of the greatest cricketers of all-time in the history of the sport and the highest run-scorer in women’s international cricket.
Raj is the first woman cricketer in the world to reach the limit of 2000 runs in T20I format and the first-ever female cricketer to play 200 ODI matches in her two-decade-long career span.
She started playing cricket at the age of 10 and took professional lessons from a local cricket club of her native place. At the age of 17, she established herself as a promising rising cricketer and picked by the national women’s cricket team of India progressively.
She has played 2 World Cup tournaments in her career and made several records with her impeccable batting skills. In mid-2017, she became the highest run-scorer for the WODI format with a total of more than 6000 runs. Currently, she is playing as the player-coach of the Indian women’s national cricket team.
(as Compiled by Madhushree Das Ghosh)(Profile Image from Facebook)
Debut Test Match: at KD Singh Babu Stadium Vs England on 14th of January in 2002
Last Test Match: at Srikantadatta Narasimha Raja Wadeyar Ground Stadium Vs South Africa on 16th of November in 2014
Debut ODI Match: at Campbell Park Stadium Vs Ireland on 26th of June in 1999
Last ODI: at Wankhede Stadium Vs England on 28th February of March in 2019
Debut T20I Match: at County Ground Stadium Vs England on 5th of August in 2006
Last T20I Match: at Barsapara Cricket Stadium Vs England on 9th of March in 2019
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