After her below-par outing in the just-concluded Women’s World Cup, Mithali dropped a rung in the chart with 686 rating points. The veteran India captain accumulated 182 runs from seven games at an average of 26.
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The 39-year-old Raj, the lone women cricketer to have played in six World Cups after making her maiden appearance 22 years ago, said she has not even come out of the disappointment of failing to qualify for the semifinals after India’s three-wicket lost to South Africa here.
She achieved the feat when India took the field against Pakistan in the ongoing Women’s World Cup here in Mount Maunganui.
Munda Bavaria is the sports psychologist traveling with the Indian team on a two-month-long tour of New Zealand comprising a bilateral series and ODI World Cup.
Veteran Mithali Raj will lead the side with Harmanpreet Kaur as her deputy. The side also includes veterans Smriti Mandhana, Jhulan Goswami, and the young Shafali Verma among others.
However, Mithali said that the team would come back stronger as the series unfolds as players like Harmanpreet Kaur and Jemimah Rodrigues have the credentialed and the capability to excel.
Mithali has amassed 663 runs in 10 Test matches with a best score of 214, while she has 6938 and 2364 runs from 212 ODIs and 89 T20 Internationals respectively.
Mithali Raj was carrying a Saree for a promotional campaign ahead of Women’s Day 2020.
The cricketer call quits from the shortest format in order to focus on the 2021 ODI World Cup to take place in New Zealand.
For the magazine shoot, Mithali Raj dons a mix of sportswear and fashionable outfits
New Delhi: A dejected former Indian women’s captain Mithali Raj on Thursday termed it as the darkest days of her life after allegations were heaped on her following a fallout with coach Ramesh Powar. Powar on Wednesday alleged that Mithali threatened retirement over the batting position in the middle of[Read More…]
Over the last week, there has been a series of revelations and accusations which have put the Committee of Administrators and the BCCI in a rather, bad light. It started when in the Women’s World T20 Semi-Finals, one of India’s most successful cricketers, Mithali Raj, was not selected into the[Read More…]
New Delhi, The selection fiasco in the Women’s World T20 semi-final against England refuses to die down with the centre of the storm, former India skipper Mithali Raj on Tuesday launching a scathing attack on head coach Ramesh Powar and Committee of Administrators (CoA) member Diana Edulji for supporting the[Read More…]
Kolkata: Indian captain Mithali Raj on Sunday opened the second annual ICC Women’s Cricket Forum, reflecting on how far the game had come in the last 12 months and urging the sport to continue to build on the momentum. Speaking in Kolkata on the opening day of a week of ICC[Read More…]
Cape Town: Fresh after registering a historic double series win on the South African tour, India One-Day International (ODI) captain Mithali Raj said the team can be a surprise element in the World T20 in November. The Indian women’s team scripted history on Saturday when they beat South Africa women by[Read More…]
The life story of Mithali Raj, the captain of the Indian women’s cricket team, will now be shown through a biopic, declared Viacom18 Motion Pictures on Tuesday. The veteran cricketer hopes her story inspires young girls to look at sports as a career. The rights for the biopic of the[Read More…]
India captain Mithali Raj praised her team for putting up a tough fight against England in the final of the ICC Women’s World Cup at The Lord’s on Sunday after a heartbreaking loss. The Indian women’s team was beaten under pressure and lost the match a by 9 runs. England,[Read More…]
The ICC Women’s World Cup final on Thursday witnessed a superb play by all-rounder, Harmanpreet Kaur, when she struck an unbeaten 171 and stunned Australia by 36 runs. Harmanpreet smashed 20 fours and seven sixes in a whirlwind innings of 115 deliveries and helped India to overcome a slow start[Read More…]