Mithali Raj announces retirement from international cricket

Mithali Raj represented India in 12 Tests, 232 ODIs and 89 T20Is.

Mithali Raj represented India in 12 Tests, 232 ODIs and 89 T20Is.

Veteran India player Mithali Raj has called time on her global profession. She made the declaration through a proclamation via online entertainment.

Having begun playing for India in 1999 as a 16-year old, Mithali developed to become one of the unequaled greats of the game. She addressed India in 12 Tests, 232 ODIs and 89 T20Is on the whole, 195 of them as commander. She likewise drove the group to the finals of two World Cups.

In ODIs, subsequent to getting going with 100 on debut in 1999, she wraps up as the most noteworthy run-scorer, a count of 7805 runs with seven hundreds and 64 fifties on the whole. The remainder of her fifties came in her last excursion for India, against South Africa in the World Cup in March when India were taken out.

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In Women’s Tests, she is India’s just twofold centurion, with her 214 against England in 2002 likewise being the second-most noteworthy individual score in the game.

The T20I design likewise saw her entangled in a discussion in the last option part of her profession when she was prohibited from the eleven during the 2018 T20 World Cup. This was trailed by a conflict of words with Mithali going toward the then-mentor Ramesh Powar and skipper Harmanpreet Kaur. She called time on her T20I vocation in 2019, and is as yet India’s most elevated run-getter in the organization.

Mithali has been generally perceived for her commitments to the game in India and has gotten a few regular citizen grants including the Arjuna grant, the Padma Shri and most as of late the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna grant in 2021.

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