India’s Test and ODI captain Mithali Raj made history within the third ODI against England on Saturday. Mithali is that the best run scorer in women’s international cricket.Mithali overtook former England captain Charlotte Edwards. Mithali, 38, surpassed Edwards’ record of 10,273 within the third ODI at Worcester.
In the Indian innings, Mithali set the record by hitting a four off the ball of fast bowler Nut Cyber. New Zealand’s Suzy Bates is third on the list. She has scored 7,849 runs. On July 12, 2017, Mithali overtook Edwards to become the highest run scorer in ODI cricket. In the same match, Mithali became the first woman cricketer to cross the 6,000-run mark in an ODI against Australia.
Mithali has 57 fifties to his name. Two of these half-centuries are in the series against England. Mithali retired from T20 cricket in September 2019. She has scored 2,364 runs at an average of 37.52 and a strike rate of 96.33. She is the seventh highest run scorer. In Test cricket, Mithali has scored 669 runs in 11 matches at a median of 44.60. She is ranked third among Indian women players.
Mithali is one in every of the foremost active players in international cricket. Mithali, who has completed 22 years as an Indian cricketer, needs only 1 win to become the country’s most successful ODI captain.