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Mithali Raj Retires From Cricket, Ending Her Career Of 23 Years


Mithali Raj Retirement: Mithali Raj, the backbone of Indian women’s cricket, has retired from international cricket. Mithali Raj has been playing international cricket for the last 23 years; now, on Wednesday, at the age of 39, she said goodbye to all formats of international cricket.

Mithali Raj ultimately ruled in her cricket career, which lasted for two decades. She is the hallmark of women’s cricket in India, the highest run-scorer in ODIs. His name is also the most victories as a captain. In such a situation, taking retirement of Mithali Raj is a significant event in the women’s cricket world.

Mithali Raj became emotional while talking retirement about.

Mithali Raj, 39, announced her retirement on June 8 by issuing a lengthy message on Twitter. Mithali wrote that I was a little child when I represented my country wearing a blue jersey. This journey was long enough to see all kinds of moments; the last 23 years were one of the best moments of my life. Like every other journey, this journey is coming to an end, and today I announce my retirement from all forms of international cricket.

Mithali Raj Retirement Post
Mithali Raj Retirement Post

Mithali Raj wrote in her message that whenever I stepped on the field, I always tried to do my best and focused on getting the team to victory. I think this is the right time to say goodbye to my career, where the future of India is in the hands of young players. I thank BCCI, Secretary Jay Shah and all other officials.

Mithali Raj further said that it was a matter of pride to captain the team for many years; this made me better and took forward women’s cricket. Even though this journey ends here, I will remain associated with cricket in some form or the other.

The second name of the record is Mithali Raj…

Mithali Raj has been one of the best women cricketers in India and worldwide. She holds the record of scoring the most runs in ODIs and the history of captaincy for India for a long time, also in the name of Mithali Raj.


If we talk about Mithali Raj’s cricket career, then she has scored 7805 runs in 232 ODI matches, during which Mithali’s average has been 50.68. She is the highest run-scorer woman cricketer in ODI cricket. Mithali Raj has seven centuries and 64 fifties to her name.

Mithali has played only 12 Test matches in her 23-year career, scoring 699 runs at an average of 43.68, including a double century (214 runs). On the other hand, if we talk about International T20, she has scored 2364 runs in 89 matches, and Mithali has scored 17 fifty in T20 Internationals.

Mithali Raj holds the record for most wins as a captain. She captained 155 ODIs, winning 89 and losing 63. Mithali Raj is the only captain who has run more than 150 ODI matches.


Record as captain

  1. Mithali Raj (India) – total matches 155, wins 89, losses 63
  2. Edwards (England) – total matches 117, wins 72, lost 38
  3. Clarke (Australia) – 101 matches, won 83, lost 17

Most runs in ODIs

  1. Mithali Raj (India) – 232 matches, 7805 runs, 50.68 average
  2. Edwards (England) – 191 matches, 5992 runs, 38.16 average
  3. Sarah Taylor (West Indies) – 145 matches, 5298 runs, 44.15 average
Ashish Kumar Mishra
Ashish Kumar Mishra
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