Mithali Raj Becomes Top Run Scorer

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Mithali Dorai Raj is captain of the Indian Women’s cricket team in Test’s and ODI. She is the highest run-scorer in women’s international cricket and the only female cricketer to surpass the 6,000 run mark in ODIs.

She is the first player to score 7 consecutive 50s in ODIs.

India women cricket team captain Mithali Raj has become the all-time leading run-getter in women’s one-day internationals.

Mithali achieved this feat in her 183rd ODI after scoring her 34th run against Australia in Bristol. Mithali is leading India at the ICC Women’s World Cup in England.

She overtook Charlotte Edwards’ 5992 runs.

Mithali made her ODI debut against Ireland in June 1999, scoring a match-winning century boasts a 50 plus average.

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