Indian women’s cricket team Captain #MithaliRaj became the 2nd woman cricketer & the 1st from India to cross 10,000 runs in international cricket. MithaliRaj knock of 36 runs against SA in the 3rd ODI on Friday took her career tally to 10,001 runs at an average of 46.73.
MithaliRaj knock of 36 runs against SA in the 3rd ODI on Friday at Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Stadium, Lucknow. Raj is second only to England’s Charlotte Edwards to achieve the feat. Raj’s international career, which started in 1999 is the longest in men’s or women’s cricket only to be rivalled by the Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar.
Mithali has 6974 ODI runs in 212 ODIs, 2364 runs in 89 T20Is, and 663 runs in 10 Tests. She averages over 50 in Tests and T20I while in T20Is, she averages 37.52.
Legends of Mithali Raj:
Most Runs In ODI– 6983 runs
Most Matches Played in ODI’s- 213 matches
Most Matches Played as Captain- 136 matches
Joint Most Wins as Captain- 83 Wins
Most 50+ Scores in ODI- 61
Only Indian cricketer to score 10,000 runs in ODI.
Only Women to have played over Two Decades.
About Mithali Raj:
- Born: 3 December 1982 (age 38 years), Jodhpur
- Test debut (cap 56): 14 January 2002 v England
- T20I debut (cap 9): 5 August 2006 v England