Mithali Raj becomes 1st Indian woman cricketer to score 10K Int’l runs

The veteran Indian women’s cricketer Mithali Raj has become the first Indian woman cricketer that has completed 10,000 international runs in all the cricket formats. She also becomes the second woman cricketer at the international level to complete 10000 runs. She achieved the milestone of 10,000 after she hit a boundary off the Anne Bosch in 28th over of Indian innings in the ongoing third ODI match against South Africa.

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Achievements of Mithali Raj:

  • Mithali, playing her 212th ODI for India, achieved the landmark during the third match of the bilateral series against South Africa. The cricketer is the recipient of several National and International awards.
  • She won the Arjuna Award in the year 2003 and Padma Shri in the year 2015.
  • She is the only female cricketer who has captained in more than one ICC ODI World Cup Final that is in the year 2005 and 2017.
  • She also become the first woman to complete 20 years in International cricket in the year 2019.

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