Mithali Raj (Women Indian Cricketer)
Mithali Raj is a famous Indian women cricketer. She is right handed batsman and right arm leg break bowler. She is currently captain of the Indian Women Cricket team in ODIs and Test cricket. Mithali Raj is only captain in cricket history (men & women) who lead the Indian team in ICC One Day International Cup final twice in 2005 and 2017.
Full Name, Nick Name, DOB, Age & Family Info
Full name of Mithali Raj is Mithali Dorai Raj and nick name is Lady Sachin. She was born on 03 December 1998 at Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. Her height is 1.63 m. She was born to Dorai Raj & Leela Raj in a Tamil family. Dorai Raj was an office in Indian Air Force and mother Leela Raj is a housewife. She has only brother named Mithun Raj. She studied at St. Johns School, Hyderabad & Keyes High School for Girls, Secunderabad.
Air India Women, Railway’s Women Cricket Team, Asia Women XI, India Blue Women, India Women.
Debut in International Cricket
Mithali was selected for the Indian Women Cricket team at the age of 17. She played his debut One Day International match Against Ireland Women team on 26 June 1999 at Milton Keynes. On his ODI debut he played an outstanding inning of 114*. She made her Test International debut against England Women team on 14 January 2002 at Lucknow. She broke the record of World’s Highest Individual Test Score 209 of Karen Rolton with her new 214 runs Against England in 2002 at County Ground, Taunton.
- Test Debut: Vs England Women on 14 January 2002 at Lucknow.
- ODI Debut: Vs Ireland Women on 26 June 1999 at Milton Keynes.
- T20I Debut: England Women on 5 August 2006 at Derby.
Records / Achievements
Mithali Raj is only captain in cricket history (men & women) who lead the Indian team in ICC One Day International Cup final twice in 2005 and 2017. She is first female player who made 7 consecutive 50s in One Day International and second overall in (men & women) cricket history, she made the seven consecutive half centuries in ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2017. She hold the record of highest individual score 214 in women Test cricket history. She is only Women cricketer in Women ODI cricket history to reach over 6000 runs in ODI and she is currently all time leading run scorer for India in all three formats of cricket. Mithali Raj is first Indian women and fifth overall to score over 1000 World Cup runs. She also holds the record for playing most consecutive WODIs match 109 for a team.
Mithali’s 100s, 50s and Highest Scores / Best Performances
- Test 100s: 01
- Test 50s: 04
- Test Highest Score: 214 (Highest In Woman Test Cricket History)
- ODI 100s: 06
- ODI 50s: 49
- ODI Highest Score: 114*
- T20Is 50s: 10
- T20Is Highest Score: 73*
Social Accounts of Mithali Raj
Mithali Raj Batting & Fielding Career
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Updated Date: 20 January 2017