Mithali Raj

Mithali Raj Quick Look
Profession Cricketer
Role Batswoman
Date of Birth December 3, 1982
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Birth Place Rajasthan, India
Nationality Indian

Mithali Raj

Mithali Dorai Raj is an Indian cricketer who plays for the Indian women’s cricket team in international cricket. She is a right-handed batswoman and occasional right-arm leg-break bowler.

  • In 1999, she played her first international cricket match which was an ODI match, played on June 26, 1999, against Ireland.
  • She has also played domestic cricket for the Velocity team.
  • Mithali Raj’s height is 5 ft 4 in or 163 cm.
  • She started playing cricket at the age of 10.
  • She is the first woman cricketer in the world to make 6,000 runs in One Day International matches.
  • Mithali is the first cricketer to make 7 consecutive 50s in ODIs.
  • During the 2018 Women’s Twenty20 Asia Cup, she became the first Indian cricketer (male or female) to score more than 2,000 runs in T20I matches.
  • In 2005, she was made the captain of the Indian women’s cricket team.
  • Mithali was born in a Tamil family to Dorai Raj (father) who was an Airman (Warrant Officer) in theĀ Indian Air Force and Leela Raj (mother). She has an older brother also.
  • She was the Vogue Sportsperson of the Year 2017.
  • In 2015, she received Padma Shri and Arjuna Award in 2003.
  • She has played with Jhulan Goswami in international cricket.


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