Mithali Raj statement I mithali raj statement after winning the 3rd odi against england How does it feel to be the highest run scorer in India? Mithali smiled – kept walking by saying three words
Mithali Raj  |  Photo Credits: AP
- Mithali Raj scored an unbeaten 75 in the third ODI against England
- Mithali Raj became the highest run-scorer in international cricket during this period.
- Mithali Raj made many revelations related to the team after the match
Worcester: Mithali Raj led the Indian women’s cricket team to a 4-wicket victory in the third ODI against England on Saturday. England women’s team batted first and scored 219 runs in 47 overs. In reply, the Indian team won the match by four wickets with three balls to spare. Due to rain, the match was played in 47 overs per innings. Mithali Raj scored an unbeaten 75 runs in 86 balls with the help of 12 fours. He was adjudged man of the match for this innings.
After the match, Mithali Raj told that she wanted to win the match for the team at any cost. She said after the match, ‘I never give up on the middle ground. I had to stick to the pitch because I can’t win matches sitting in the dugout. I wanted to win matches for the team. The Indian captain told what was his strategy to win the match.
38-year-old Mithali said, ‘I needed a good partnership so that I could take the match till the end. It was something that carried me forward in the innings. I knew I would manage the match in the middle overs. The Indian captain told that when you have a young player in your team, what is the responsibility.
those three words go on
Mithali Raj said, ‘When you have young players in your team, you have to guide them and walk ahead. It was the responsibility. Recall that Mithali Raj with Sneh Rana (24) brought the match close by sharing 50 runs for the first wicket. Mithali then sealed India’s victory by scoring a superb boundary from near the point on the third ball of the last over.
Mithali was last asked how it feels to be the highest international run scorer in women’s cricket history. Mithali Raj smiled on this and went on saying three words. Mithali was asked the question, ‘How do you feel now that you have become the highest international run scorer in women’s cricket history? To this the Indian captain replied with a smile – I am just happy (I am just happy). Mithali Raj ended her talk and returned to her team from behind the stage.
It was clear from Mithali’s point that she does not care about records. She believes in winning the team just by playing her game. The Indian captain scored the winning four in the third ODI. Thanks to his innings, the Indian team registered its first win on the ongoing tour of England. India reduced the loss margin to 1-2 in the three-match ODI series.
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