India’s Mithali Raj turns into first lady cricketer to finish 7000 ODI runs
Lucknow: Veteran batter Mithali Raj on Sunday added one other feather to her cap by turning into the primary participant to finish 7,000 runs in ladies’s ODI cricket.
The Indian skipper reached the 7,000-run milestone in her 213th match, which was the fourth ODI of the continued five-match sequence in opposition to South Africa.
“Magnificent Mithali! #TeamIndia ODI skipper turns into the primary lady cricketer to attain 7000 ODI runs. What a performer she has been!” the BCCI tweeted.
Magnificent Mithali! 🙌🙌#TeamIndia ODI skipper turns into the primary lady cricketer to attain 7⃣0⃣0⃣0⃣ ODI runs. 👏👏
— BCCI Ladies (@BCCIWomen) March 14, 2021
The 38-year-old, who made her worldwide debut in 1999, was additionally the primary participant to attain 6,000 runs in ladies’s ODIs. England’s Charlotte Edwards, who retired from worldwide cricket in 2016, is second on the listing of main run-scorers with 5,992.
Mithali scored a 71-ball 45 earlier than being dismissed by medium-pacer Tumi Sekhukhune within the thirty eighth over of the fourth ODI. She hit 4 boundaries throughout her keep within the center.
On Friday, in the course of the third match, Mithali had turn into the primary Indian participant and solely the second internationally to finish 10,000 runs throughout all codecs.
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