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featurecricket13 days ago

India's journey around Mithali Raj and beyond

Mithali Raj has recently announced her retirement from the game and the team can now change its conservative approach in the future. They will now have an opportunity to fill her position in the team with an attacking middle-order batter and can line themselves up to play with an attacking mindset.
Nishad Bapat
featurecricket21 days ago

Mithali Raj: Epitome of consistency

After achieving several accolades and a long list of records in a glorious international career spanning nearly 23 years, Mithali Raj finally bid adieu to international cricket. Mithali is the highest run-getter in women’s cricket scoring 10,868 runs across all formats with eight centuries.
Nishad Bapat
newscricket22 days ago

Mithali Raj retires from international cricket

Legendary Indian cricketer Mithali Raj has decided to retire from all forms of international cricket and announced her decision on Wednesday. Mithali is the leading run-getter in ODI cricket scoring 7805 runs from 232 matches at an average of 50.68 since making her debut in June 1999.
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newscricketa month ago

Women's T20 Challenge 2022 | Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami to miss the forthcoming edition

Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami, two of India's biggest stars in women's cricket, will miss the forthcoming edition of Women's T20 Challenge 2022, alongside Shikha Pandey. The legendary duo, despite having previously retired from T20Is, had featured in the 2020 edition of the tournament.
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newscricket3 months ago

Reports | BCCI set to look for India Women’s team head coach as Ramesh Powar’s stint ends after World Cup

As per a report by PTI, the BCCI is set to look for India women’s team next head coach as Ramesh Powar’s stint has ended with India’s exit from the ongoing World Cup. The report further added that NCA head VVS Laxman will play a big role in formulating a model for long-term success of the team.
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newscricket3 months ago

Women’s World Cup 2022 | Mithali Raj creates world record in India’s must-win fixture against South Africa

India captain Mithali Raj has created a world record with a crucial half-century, in a must-win match, for her side against South Africa at the Women's World Cup 2022. Mithali, aged 39, played a gritty knock of 68 off 84 balls to become the oldest Indian batter to score a fifty in World Cups.
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newscricket3 months ago

ICC Women’s World Cup 2022 | Jhulan Goswami joins Mithali Raj, becomes second women’s cricketer to play 200 ODIs

Veteran fast bowler Jhulan Goswami has become just the second player after India’s captain, Mithali Raj, to make 200 appearances in women's ODI cricket. Goswami made her 200th ODI appearance of her career against Australia in their ongoing ICC Women’s World Cup fixture at Eden Park, Auckland.
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newscricket4 months ago

Women’s World Cup 2022 | Mithali Raj topples Belinda Clark for most appearances as captain in tournament’s history

India are currently on the cusp of victory against the West Indies in the Match 10 of the Women’s World Cup 2022 at Seddon Park, Hamilton. While stepping out to lead the country, ODI captain Mithali Raj went past Australia's Belinda Clark for most appearances as captain in the tournament.
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newscricket4 months ago

Women’s World Cup 2022 | Didn’t have batter who can take the game deep, says Mithali Raj

India lost their second game of the ongoing ICC Women’s World Cup against New Zealand by 62 runs and team captain Mithali Raj has expressed disappointment over the performance of top-order. Raj said that the team lacked a batter who can take the game deep for the team and chase the target.
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newscricket4 months ago

ICC Player of the Month | Shreyas Iyer, Mithali Raj, Deepti Sharma among Indians nominated for February

The nominees for the ICC Player of the Month for February have been announced, with three men's and women's cricketers shortlisted for the monthly award. From India, Shreyas Iyer has been selected for the men's category, while Mithali Raj and Deepti Sharma have been selected among women.
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