Mithali Raj Announces Retirement:
Mithali Raj, India’s famous women cricketer, has announced her retirement. She has captained Team India in all three formats since last few years. Mithali announced her retirement via social media Wednesday afternoon. Mithali said goodbye to her 23-year-old international career.
Mithali Raj announced that she was retiring at the age 39. Mithali Raj wrote on Twitter, “I was a little girl who wore a blue jersey when I represented my country.” The journey was lengthy enough to witness many moments. However, the 23 years that I have been playing for my country in the past 23 years have been the most memorable. This journey, like all other journeys, is ending and I am announcing my retirement from international cricket.
Cricket career of Mithali Raj
India’s most successful female cricketer is Mithali Raj. At an average of 43.68, She scored 699 runs in 12 Test matches. Mithali Raj was part of 232 ODI matches played for Team India in which she scored 7805 runs from her bat. Mithali Raj is the proud owner of 64 fifties as well as 7 centuries, with an average of 50.68. Mithali Raj also played in 89 T20 matches, where she scored 2364 runs on an average of 37.52.
These records are under the name of Mithali Raj
Mithali Raj holds a record for scoring the most runs during ODIs. Mithali Raj was also the captain of India for a long period. Mithali Raj was the captain of Team India in 155 International Cricket matches. The team won 89 matches, and lost 63. She was also a captain in 32 T20 matches and 8 Test matches.