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Mithali Raj is an Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian Women’s cricket team. She was born on born 3 December 1982 in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. She is the highest run-scorer in women’s international cricket and the only female cricketer to surpass the 6,000 run mark in WODIs. She is the first player to score 7 consecutive 50s in ODIs.

Mithali Raj became the first player from India (either male or female) to score 2000 runs in T20Is and also set the milestone for becoming the first woman cricketer to reach 2000 T20I runs in 2018. She is also the only player of India who captained team India twice in the World Cup.

Mithali was born to a Tamil Family. Her father is Dorai Raj, who was an Airman (Warrant Officer) in the Indian Air Force, and her mother is Leela Raj. At the age of 10, she started to play cricket. She was first elected when she was 17 years old.

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Real Name Mithali Dorai Raj
Nickname Lady Sachin
Profession Indian Women Cricketer (Batsman)
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet-Inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 54 kg
in Pounds- 119 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.) 34-28-33
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
International Debut Test– 14 January 2002 vs England Women at Lucknow
ODI– 26 June 1999 vs Ireland Women at Milton Keynes
T20– 5 August 2006 vs England Women at Derby
Coach/Mentor Not Known
Jersey Number #3 (India)
Domestic/State Teams Air India Women, Asia Women XI, India Blue Women, India Women
Bowling Style Legbreak
Batting Style Right-hand bat
Records/Achievements (main ones) • Holds the record for the 2nd highest score in women’s Test cricket, with 214 runs against England in the second and final Tests at Taunton in 2002.
• The first women cricketer to score 7 consecutive half-centuries in ODI’s. Overall, Javed Miandad is the only player ahead of her, with 9 consecutive 50+ scores.
• In July 2017, she surpassed England’s Charlotte Edwards (5992 runs) to become the highest run-scorer in Women’s ODIs.
Career Turning Point Her unbeaten knock of 114 runs on her ODI debut in 1999 against Ireland at Milton Keynes.
Date of Birth 3 December 1982
Age (as in 2016) 34 Years
Birth Place Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Sagittarius
Nationality Indian
Hometown Hyderabad, India
School St. Johns School, Hyderabad
Keyes High School For Girls, Secunderabad
College Not Known
Educational Qualification Not Known
Family Father– Dorai Raj (Indian Air Force)
Mother– Leela Raj (Former Cricketer)Brother– Mithun Raj
Sister– N/A
Religion Hinduism
Favorite Cricketer Michael Clarke
Favorite Actor Shah Rukh Khan
Favorite Commentator Nasser Hussain
Favourite Book Australia You Little* Beauty: Inside Test Cricket’s Dream Team by Justin Langer and Rupert Wainwright
Favorite Food Soan Papdi
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends Not Known


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