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Mithali Raj Biography & Latest News

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

Indian squad for 2017 ICC Women's World Cup announced
Indian squad for 2017 ICC Women's World Cup announced
20-year-old Smriti Mandhana makes a comeback to the side after recovering from the knee injury she suffered during the 2016 BBL.
BCCI sack women's team coach and assistant months before the World Cup
BCCI sack women's team coach and assistant months before the World Cup
Head coach Purnima Rau and assistant coach Suman Sharma were sacked without notice.
Top 10 Indian sportswomen
Top 10 Indian sportswomen
Taking a look at the top 10 Indian sportswomen on International Women's Day.
Stats: Meg Lanning breaks world record for most centuries in women's ODIs
Stats: Meg Lanning breaks world record for most centuries in women's ODIs
Australian captain breaks new ground in the series decider against New Zealand.
Cricketers of the Week – February 12th to February 18th
Cricketers of the Week – February 12th to February 18th
The five best performances from the last week of exciting cricketing action.
ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017: India closes in on place in ICC Women's World Cup 2017 with impressive win over South Africa
ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017: India closes in on place in ICC Women's World Cup 2017 with impressive win over South Africa
India and South Africa had topped their respective groups and carried a maximum of four points from the preliminary league.
ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017: Mithali Raj looks forward to Ireland match and more exposure for youngsters in her team
ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017: Mithali Raj looks forward to Ireland match and more exposure for youngsters in her team
A win against Ireland could make her team the first to ensure a berth in the Super Six stage.
Mithali Raj: We want to settle as a team ahead of Women's World Cup 2017
Mithali Raj: We want to settle as a team ahead of Women's World Cup 2017
The India womens captain says she wants to use the tournament as preparation for the ICC Womens World Cup 2017
5 famous captain-batsmen in men's cricket who fail to match Mithali Raj's ODI record
5 famous captain-batsmen in men's cricket who fail to match Mithali Raj's ODI record
The ODI record of Mithali Raj is way better than that of some very well-known batsmen in men's cricket.
BCCI lauds Indian women's cricket team for winning Asia Cup
BCCI lauds Indian women's cricket team for winning Asia Cup
India won the final by 17 runs
Indian eves thrash Lanka to storm into Asia Cup final
Indian eves thrash Lanka to storm into Asia Cup final
Mithali Raj (File Picture) Riding on a fine half-century from Mithali Raj and Ekta Bisht's 3-8, the Indian women's cricket team reached the ...
India beat Bangladesh by 64 runs in women's Asia Cup
India beat Bangladesh by 64 runs in women's Asia Cup
Mithali Raj played a classic 49-run knock and forged a crucial 70-run opening stand with Smriti Mandhana.
PSL franchise owner meets BCCI President for possible matches against IPL teams
PSL franchise owner meets BCCI President for possible matches against IPL teams
Peshawar Zalmi owner Javed Afridi seeks Anurag Thakur's approval for IPL-PSL face off.
After seven years, Jhulan Goswami becomes world number 1 bowler again
After seven years, Jhulan Goswami becomes world number 1 bowler again
Apart from Jhulan, Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur also figured in the ICC batting world rankings.
5 reasons why Women's Cricket is still unpopular in India
5 reasons why Women's Cricket is still unpopular in India
A distinct lack of support is prevalent right from the very top to the grassroots level as far as women's cricket is concerned in India.
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