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Mithali Raj Biography

Mithali Raj is the current captain of the Indian Women's cricket team and also has one of the best player profiles among other women cricketers. she is a Test and One Day International cricketer who represents India women's cricket team. She made her One Day International debut in 1999 against Ireland at Milton Keynes and scored 114 runs without getting out in that match. She made her Test match debut in the 2001-02 season against England at Lucknow. On 17 August 2002, at the age of 19, in her third Test, she broke Karen Rolton's record of World’s highest individual Test score of 209 by scoring a new high of 214 against England in the second and final Test at Taunton. Mithali Raj has since grown into one of the legends of the game in women’s cricket and is currently the No 1 ODI batswoman in the world. She led the Indian Women's cricket team to their first World Cup final in 2005, in South Africa, where they met Australia who proved just too strong. In August 2006, she led the side to their first ever Test and series victory in England and wrapped up the year winning the Asia Cup - the second time in 12 months - without dropping a single game. She is a recipient of the Arjuna award for the year 2003. She once held the record for the highest individual score by an Indian Woman Cricketer in a World Cup match (91 notout of 104 deliveries which included 9 fours) against NewZealand in Women's World Cup 2005. At the 2013 Women's World Cup, Mithali started as the no.1 cricketer in the ODI chart among womens.

Mithali Raj Latest News & Articles

8 Indian Women Cricketers who made it to the MCC's honorary life members list
8 Indian Women Cricketers who made it to the MCC's honorary life members list
Past and present members of Indian Women's Cricket team made it to the MCC's Honors list.
Indian women's cricket team clinches Team of the Year Award at Indian Sports Honours 
Indian women's cricket team clinches Team of the Year Award at Indian Sports Honours 
Mithali Raj's girls won a lot of hearts even after losing the ICC Women's World Cup final.
Double delight for Mithali Raj at Indian Sports Honours 
Double delight for Mithali Raj at Indian Sports Honours 
Mithali won the SportsWomen of the Year award as well as the Team of the Year award on behalf of the Indian cricket team.
Mithali Raj wins Sportswoman of the Year award in team sports at Indian Sports Honours
Mithali Raj wins Sportswoman of the Year award in team sports at Indian Sports Honours
She finished ahead of four other nominees from cricket and hockey to take home the Sportswoman of the Year (Team Sports) award.
Mithali rises to top spot in ICC batswomen ranking
Mithali rises to top spot in ICC batswomen ranking
Ellyse Perry of Australia and Amy Satterthwaite of New Zealand also jumped one place each to be at second and third spots.
Mithali Raj welcomes change in outlook towards Women's Cricket
Mithali Raj welcomes change in outlook towards Women's Cricket
The Indian women's cricket team enjoyed much following during their run to the final of the 2017 World Cup
World T20 success crucial for holding women's league in India, says Veda Krishnamurthy after securing WBBL deal
World T20 success crucial for holding women's league in India, says Veda Krishnamurthy after securing WBBL deal
The 25-year-old spoke to Sportskeeda after becoming just the third cricketer from the country to bag a Big Bash deal.
Not writing myself off from 2021 World Cup: Mithali Raj
Not writing myself off from 2021 World Cup: Mithali Raj
...but I will have to get through these next three years to get into the fourth year for that World Cup, Mithali adds.
Indian women to play ICC Championship opener against SA in Feb
Indian women to play ICC Championship opener against SA in Feb
The International Cricket Council (ICC) launched the Women's Championship in New Delhi today in the presence of India captain Mithali Raj.
From Kohli to Mithali - How cricketers are showing support to Indian football for FIFA U17 World Cup
From Kohli to Mithali - How cricketers are showing support to Indian football for FIFA U17 World Cup
India will play their first FIFA World Cup match tomorrow.
England claim top spot in women's rankings 
England claim top spot in women's rankings 
India stick to their fourth spot even as they gained four rating points. Australia and New Zealand round-off the top three.
BCCI plans to have FTP for women: Shetty
BCCI plans to have FTP for women: Shetty
BCCI General Manager Ratnakar Shetty informed about the development.
Everyone cried for two hours in the dressing room: Rajeshwari Gayakwad recalls World Cup heartbreak
Everyone cried for two hours in the dressing room: Rajeshwari Gayakwad recalls World Cup heartbreak
The 26-year-old remembers the turnaround against New Zealand, the reception back home and the need for women to play more matches.
Two months on from Lord's, where are India Women?
Two months on from Lord's, where are India Women?
More than two months after their last appearance, India Women are yet to play a competitive game of cricket at any level.
Mithali Raj features on BBC’s 100 Women 2017 list
Mithali Raj features on BBC’s 100 Women 2017 list
The list has been inspired by the BBC 100 Women Challenge.
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