Indian women’s skipper Mithali Raj has scored her seventh consecutive ODI half-century, breaking the past record of six consecutive fifties. Raj, coming in at No.3, capitalized on the strong start provided by the openers and with her composed 71-run innings, she took India to a colossal 281/3.
Raj, inarguably, the strongest force of Indian women's cricketing circle, found herself in awe-inspiring form with six back-to-back fifties before coming into the World Cup opener against England at Derby. She was also the pivot around whom Indian Women team forged many successful stories in last one year and so. A lot was expected from her in the opener and she didn’t disappoint.