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Mithali Raj is among the most senior and experienced Indian female cricketers. She has been a consistent performer for the Indian team in both ODIs and Tests and has led the team to victory many times. She was made Captain of the women's cricket team in 2004, after the retirement of Shantha Rangaswamy. Mithali Raj is one of India's top three female run scorers in ODI cricket. As India's most successful opening batswoman, she is also known as India's "Lady Tendulkar". Mithali Raj was born on 3 December 1982 (Age 36) at Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India to Dorai Raj and Leela Raj. Her father Dorai Raj worked as an officer in Indian Air Force while her mother Leela Raj was an accomplished athlete who played netball at national-level. Mithali Raj has two elder brothers named Deepak Mithaliraj and Mithun Mithaliraj.
Mithali Raj married to an Indian cricketer KL Rahul. Mithali Raj and KL Rahul got married in a private ceremony in Chennai.
KL Rahul is a left-handed opening batsman who plays for India. He also play for Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in IPL as well as Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH).
Mithali Raj is one of the most successful woman player of all time, she has scored more than 60000 runs in ODIs so far with 564 wickets.
The couple has a daughter named Ziva born on 19th February 2019 through surrogacy process which made it possible for them to have children despite both being female athletes.
Mithali Raj is an Indian cricketer. She is a right-handed batsman and a wicket-keeper. She plays for the Indian women's cricket team.
Mithali Raj was born on 15th June 1984 in Hyderabad, India to M V Jaishankar and Manjula Vaidyanathan. Her father played cricket at state level while her mother was a volleyball player at national level.
She has won many awards including Arjuna Award (2004), Padma Shri (2008) and Dronacharya Award (2016). She has scored 6 international centuries, which makes her 2nd highest scorer for India after Sachin Tendulkar
Mithali Raj is an Indian cricketer, who plays for India and the Southern Railway Women's cricket team. She is a right-handed batsman and a wicket-keeper. She made her international debut at the age of 15. Mithali has been successful in the ODI format of cricket, starting off with a century in her first match against Ireland at Belfast in 1997. She has scored 20 centuries in international matches and has played over 200 ODIs for India till date, making her one of India's leading all-time run scorers; she also holds multiple records such as most runs scored by an Indian woman cricketer (6,858), highest individual score by an Indian female cricketer (203*) and highest number of centuries by any female cricketer (20).
Mithali Raj is a former Indian international cricketer and captain. She is the first woman to score a double century in One Day International cricket.
Mithali Raj is a professional Indian cricketer who currently captains the Indian women's cricket team in Test and ODI formats. She is the first female cricketer to score more than 6000 runs in One Day International (ODI) cricket. Mithali has scored over 6500 runs in Women's ODIs, including three centuries and 27 fifties. She also holds the record for being the leading run-scorer in women's international cricket with 8415 runs across all formats of international cricket, male or female.
Mithali was appointed as vice-captain of India's T20I squad for their 2016 tour to England where she scored her second century on debut against them at Derby County Cricket Ground. During her career she has been awarded several awards including Padma Shri (2016), Arjuna Award (2005), Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award (2007), ICC Women’s Cricketer of Year Award twice(2010 & 2014), ICC Women’s World Cup Player Of The Tournament Award twice(2005 & 2017).
Mithali Raj holds the record for the highest individual score in a women's ODI innings with 229 runs. The record was broken by Deepti Sharma when she scored 242 runs in 2017 during India vs Australia match.
She has played the most matches and is currently on top of the leaderboard when it comes to ODI centuries. She scored her first century against Ireland in 2005, then two more and another two centuries in 2010 which took her total count to six centuries as per July 2018.
Mithali also holds the record for leading India in most ODIs, having led them over 158 times as of 2016 (7 June).