Mithali Raj milestones I mithali raj becomes most successful captain in women’s ODI history
Mithali Raj  |  Photo Credits: AP
- Mithali Raj played a match winning innings of 75 not out against England
- Mithali Raj made many records in her ODI career
- Mithali Raj became the captain with the most wins in women’s ODI cricket
Worcester: Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj played a memorable innings of 75 not out in the third and final ODI against England on Saturday. 38-year-old Mithali Raj made many records during this one innings. First of all, let us tell you that in the third ODI played in Worcester, England batted first and scored 219 runs in 47 overs for the loss of 10 wickets. In reply, India chased down the target with three balls to spare for the loss of 6 wickets.
This innings was very special for Mithali Raj. With the help of this innings, he has made many records in his name. Mithali scored her third consecutive half-century in the current series. His unbeaten half-century gave India its 16th win chasing the target. Not only this, Mithali Raj has become the captain with the most wins in women’s ODI cricket. This was the 84th ODI victory of the Indian team under the leadership of Mithali. She surpassed Belinda Clark, who previously held the world record (83 wins).
Most wins as captain in women’s ODIs
- 84* – Mithali Raj
- 83 – Belinda Clark
- 72 – Charlotte Edwards
- 62 – Meg Lanning
Most international runs in women’s cricket history
Mithali Raj has become the highest run-scorer in women’s international cricket history. Mital Raj hit a four off Nate Sivar in the 24th over of the Indian innings, surpassing Edward’s figure of 10,273 international runs. Mithali Raj has 10336 runs in 317 matches. It is worth mentioning that there are only two batsmen in women’s cricket who have crossed the 10,000-run mark.
Highest run scorer in women’s cricket
- Mithali Raj – 10336 runs in 317 matches
- Charlotte Edwards – 10273 runs in 309 matches
- Suzy Bates – 7849 runs in 247 matches
- Stephanie Taylor – 7834 runs in 256 matches
- Meg Lanning – 7024 runs in 199 matches
Mithali Raj became the first Indian and the second woman cricketer in the world to win 20 Player of the Match awards in women’s ODI cricket. West Indies captain Stephanie Taylor won the player of the match title 23 times. Let us tell you that Mithali Raj already holds the record for playing the most matches in women’s cricket.
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