India captain Mithali Raj has broken a few record in the ongoing ICC Women’s World Cup. Mithali first broke the record of most consecutive 50-plus scores in one-day internationals. She then broke the world record of most runs in ODIs for women and also became the first woman in ODIs to score 6,000 runs.
In India’s final group game against New Zealand, the Indian captain created one more world record and has now made a habit of creating or breaking records.
Mithali Raj, the captain of Indian Women’s cricket team has made the country proud by becoming the highest run scorer in One Day Internationals. In the crucial game against Australia at the ICC Women’s world cup 2017, Mithali Raj surpassed 5992 runs of England’s Charlotte Edwards to become the highest run scorer.
India on Saturday crushed New Zealand by 186 runs to sail into the semifinals of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 with the help of Skipper Mithali Raj’s century and left-arm spinner Rajeshwari Gayakwad magical five-wicket haul. Mithali first steadied the Indian innings with Harmanpreet after the initial loss of two wickets and then took her side to an advantageous position before being dismissed in the final over. She found an able ally in Harmanpreet, who made a crucial contribution despite her slow batting. Harmanpreet consumed 90 balls for her 60 and hit seven fours.
Skipper Mithali Raj scored brilliant 85 as Indian women’s cricket team defeated Sri Lanka by 109 runs in a warm-up game of the ICC Women’s World Cup on Wednesday.
India women’s cricket team launched their campaign at the ICC Women’s World Cup with a comfortable 35-run win over England, riding on superb batting display by the top-order on Saturday. Put into bat, Smriti Mandhana struck a sizzling 90 off 72 balls in a dominating batting display as India posted an imposing 281 for three after being asked to bat. Mandhana forged a 144-run opening wicket stand with Poonam Raut (86 off 134) before skipper Mithali Raj (71 not out) completed an unprecedented seventh consecutive half century in ODIs.