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Mithali Raj Indian Crickets Golden Girl Here are 10 Mind Blowing facts about her

Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj made a great start to the campaign by registering back to back wins over strong opponents like England and the West Indies, and another victory against Pakistan on Sunday giving the team a great chance of securing a place in the knock-outs. The captain has 5906 runs from 180 matches at an average of 51.80, with her highest being 114* against Ireland in Milton Keynes back in 26 June, 1999. 10 Interesting facts about Mithali Raj: Indian Cricket's Golden Girl.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 03 July 2017, 12:09:44 PM
Mithali Raj | Indian Cricket's 'Golden Girl': Here are 10 Mind Blowing facts about her

Mithali Raj | Indian Cricket's 'Golden Girl': Here are 10 Mind Blowing facts about her

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Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj made a great start to the campaign by registering back to back wins over strong opponents like England and the West Indies, and another victory against Pakistan on Sunday giving the team a great chance of securing a place in the knock-outs.

The captain has 5906 runs from 180 matches at an average of 51.80, with her highest being 114* against Ireland in Milton Keynes back in 26 June, 1999.  

10 Interesting facts about Mithali Raj: Indian Cricket's Golden Girl.

Mithali Raj | Indian Cricket's 'Golden Girl': Here are 10 Mind Blowing facts about her

Mithali Raj | Indian Cricket's 'Golden Girl': Here are 10 Mind Blowing facts about her

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Before cricket, Mithali learnt Bharatnatyam and wanted make her name in the same field.

Mithali Raj | Indian Cricket's 'Golden Girl': Here are 10 Mind Blowing facts about her

Mithali Raj | Indian Cricket's 'Golden Girl': Here are 10 Mind Blowing facts about her

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She had become the first player in 11 years to make it to the national team from that state. 

Mithali Raj | Indian Cricket's 'Golden Girl': Here are 10 Mind Blowing facts about her

Mithali Raj | Indian Cricket's 'Golden Girl': Here are 10 Mind Blowing facts about her

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Father Dorai Raj was an officer in the Indian Air force and he was the reason that she became a cricketer.

Mithali Raj | Indian Cricket's 'Golden Girl': Here are 10 Mind Blowing facts about her

Mithali Raj | Indian Cricket's 'Golden Girl': Here are 10 Mind Blowing facts about her

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First international female cricketer to score 7 consective fifties.

Mithali Raj | Indian Cricket's 'Golden Girl': Here are 10 Mind Blowing facts about her

Mithali Raj | Indian Cricket's 'Golden Girl': Here are 10 Mind Blowing facts about her

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Led/Captained team to 2005 Women's World Cup finals.

Mithali Raj | Indian Cricket's 'Golden Girl': Here are 10 Mind Blowing facts about her

Mithali Raj | Indian Cricket's 'Golden Girl': Here are 10 Mind Blowing facts about her

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Second international female cricketer to amass 5000 ODI run

Mithali Raj | Indian Cricket's 'Golden Girl': Here are 10 Mind Blowing facts about her

Mithali Raj | Indian Cricket's 'Golden Girl': Here are 10 Mind Blowing facts about her

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Has been awarded the Arjuna Award, Padma Shri and first to win the Wisden Cricketer of the year award

Mithali Raj | Indian Cricket's 'Golden Girl': Here are 10 Mind Blowing facts about her

Mithali Raj | Indian Cricket's 'Golden Girl': Here are 10 Mind Blowing facts about her

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In 2013 she became the Number One  ranked female cricketer in ODIs

Mithali Raj | Indian Cricket's 'Golden Girl': Here are 10 Mind Blowing facts about her

Mithali Raj | Indian Cricket's 'Golden Girl': Here are 10 Mind Blowing facts about her

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She has registered the highest test score by an international female player.She scored 214 runs breaking previous record of Karen Rolton