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    Mithali Raj- Early Life, Career, Age, Records, Salary- Biography info

    Mithali Raj is an Indian National team Cricket player and Captain of the Women’s national team in Test and ODI matches. She has a Batting average of 51.00 in tests, 50.64 in ODI, and 37.52 in T20 matches and she played all three Cricket formats for India.

    NameMithali Dorai Raj
    Born 3 December 1982 (38 years in 2020)
    Birth PlaceJodhpur, Rajasthan, India
    Hometown Secunderabad, India
    NationalityIndian
    Caste/EthnicityTamil
    ReligionHinduism
    Another NameLady Sachin
    Marital StatusUnmarried
    Education 12th Standard
    SchoolKeyes High School For Girls, Secunderabad •Kasturba Gandhi Junior College West Marredpally, secunderabad
    AddressTrimulgherry, North part of Hyderabad
    SalaryRs50 lakh/annum

    Physical Appearance:-

    Heightin centimeters:- 163 cm In meter:- 1.63 m and 5’4″ In inch
    Hair ColorBlack
    Eye ColorBlack

    Profession:-

    BattingRight-handed
    BowlingBatswomen
    Jersey Number#3 for India
    Domestic teamAir India Women • Railways • Asia Women XI • India Blue Women
    Occupation Cricketer
    Coach nameJyoti Prasad ,Sampath Kumar ,Vinod Sharma ,R. S. R. Murthy

    Early Life

    Mithali Raj was born on 3 December 1992 in Jodhpur Rajasthan to a Tamil Family. Her father is Dorai Raj, an Airman in the Indian Air Force, and her mother is Leela Raj.

    She lives in Hyderabad, Telangana. She started her Cricket coaching at the age of 10 with her brother.

    Debuts

    ODI debut:- 26 June 1999 vs. Ireland at Milton Keynes

    Test Debut:- 14 January 2002 vs. England

    T20 Debut:- 5 August 2006 vs. England

    Career:-

    1995, She played her first national-level Cricket match at the age of 13 for Andhra Pradesh. Later showed her skills in under-16 and under-19

    1997, She was placed as Probable for the Women’s Cricket World Cup but could not find a place in the team. 

    1999, Mithali Raj made her ODI debut in June against Ireland and defeated the team. She scored 114 runs with Reshma Gandhi in a 254 runs partnership. 

     in 2000, She played for the Railway with Diana Edulji’s help. 

    2002, Mithali Raj made her Test debut against England but was out at 0 runs. 

    Soon, she made her comeback at Bust half Century and completed a record of 214 runs in the third match. 

    2005:- Mithali leads the team to the World Cup final for the first time in South Africa. 

     In 2013, Mithali Raj was the number 1 cricketer in ODI charts among women. 

    in 2019, she retired from T20 internationals. 

    Signature:-

    Records:-

    • Mithali Raj is the high up run-scorer in international Cricket.
    • She holds the record for the 2nd highest score in women’s Test cricket, with 214 runs against England in the second and final Tests in 2002.
    • She was the primary women cricketer to score seven consecutive half-centuries in ODI matches.
    • In July 2017, she became the highest run-scorer in Women ODIs by defeating Charlotte Edwards.
    • Mithila Raj is the first Indian and 5th women cricketer to score thousand runs in the World Cup.
    • She is the only player to have captained India in more than one ICC, ODI world Cup twice in 2005 and 2017.
    • During the series against New Zealand women, she became the first lady to play in 200 ODI matches.
    • She became the primary woman cricketer to have an international career lasting more than 20 years.

    Awards:-

    2003- Mithila Raj got Arjuna Award with the hands of former President APJ Abdul Kalam.

    2015- She got Padma Shri Award and conjointly became Wisden Indian Cricketer of the year.

    2017- she was granted as the Youth Sports Icon of Excellence Award at the Radiant Wellness Conclave, Chennai. In the same year, she got Vogue Sportsperson of the Year award at Vogue’s 10th anniversary and Listed on BBC 100 Women list.

    Facts:-

    She likes to dance, and her favorite dance form is Bharata Natyam.

    Her favorite Bollywood celebrities are Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan, and Amitabh Bachchan.

    Does Mithali Raj Drink?

    yes

    Who is favorite Cricketer of Mithali Raj?

    Michael Clarke, Sachin Tendulkar

    Who is Mithali’s favorite Poem?

    Rumi

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