India vs South Africa ICC Women’s World Cup: Mithali Raj On Cusp of World Record

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Cricketnext Staff|Updated: July 7, 2017

India vs South Africa ICC Women's World Cup: Mithali Raj On Cusp of World Record
India vs South Africa ICC Women’s World Cup: Mithali Raj On Cusp of World Record

Inspiring Indian females’s cricket group captain Mithali Raj will have one eye on a world record when she takes field versus South Africa in her group’s 5th trip in the ICC Women’s World Cup on Saturday.

Mithali is simply 34 flee from ending up being the greatest run-getter in the history of ladies’s one-day worldwide cricket. The record presently comes from previous England captain and opener Charlotte Edwards, who has 5992 go to her name in 191 matches at approximately 38.16.

The Indian captain, who has actually scored 5959 runs in 181 matches up until now might not just end up being the greatest run-getter however likewise end up being the very first lady to breach the 6 thousand run landmark in ODI cricket.

The Indian group has actually been on a coming in this competition up until now, winning all 4 of their matches. Mithali has actually done her bit with ratings of 71, 46, 8 and 53 under her belt. And as the group prepares yourself for their 5th match of the competition, the captain is positive of an excellent proving.

A kid prodigy, Mithali made her ODI launching in the year 1999 at the age of 16 and has actually because been a pillar of strength in the Indian batting order throughout the years. She has all the batting records in her cat as far as an Indian is worried and continues to be a run device in all formats.

Few understand that Mithali Raj struck a century on her ODI launching. She scored an unbeaten 114 versus Ireland in her launching match method back in June 1999.

She likewise has a Test double hundred to her name. The fequent number of Test matches played in females’s cricket has actually guaranteed she has actually played just 10 Test matches in her 18-year long profession.