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Mithali Raj Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Secrets, Affairs, Images, Marriage, Phone number.

Written by Aravind

Mithali Raj is an Indian cricketer who is famous for being the highest run-scorer in women’s international cricket. She is often attributed as ‘Lady Sachin.’

MITHALI RAJ WIKI

Name Mithali Dorai Raj
NicknameLady Sachin
ProfessionCricketer
Famous ForBeing the highest run-scorer in women’s
international cricket
Date of Birth 3 December 1982
Age (as in 2019) 37 Years
Zodiac/Sun Sign Sagittarius
Birth PlaceJodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Home townSecunderabad, India
Mother TongueTamil
Parents/ FatherDorai Raj (Airman (Warrant Officer) in the Indian
Air Force; thereafter, worked at Andhra Bank)
MotherLeela Raj (worked with the engineering
instruments division of Lawrence & Mayo)
Brother Mithun Raj (elder)
SisterNone

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CRICKET

Coach/Mentor Jyoti Prasad
Sampath Kumar
Vinod Sharma   
R. S. R. Murthy
International DebutODI- 26 June 1999 vs Ireland Women at Milton Keynes
Test- 14 January 2002 vs England Women at Lucknow
T20- 5 August 2006 vs England Women at Derby
International RetirementOn 3 September, she announced her retirement from
T20 Internationals
Jersey Number#3 (India)
Domestic/State TeamAir India Women
Railways
Asia Women XI
India Blue Women
Batting StyleRight-hand
Bowling StyleLegbreak
Favourite ShotCover Drive
Records
(main ones)
1), The highest run-scorer in women’s international cricket.
2), Holds the record for the 2nd highest score in women’s Test
cricket, with 214 runs against England in the second and final Tests at Taunton in 2002.
3), The first women cricketer to score 7 consecutive
half-centuries in ODI’s. Overall, Javed Miandad is the only player ahead of her, with 9 consecutive 50+ scores.
4), In July 2017, she surpassed England’s Charlotte Edwards
(5992 runs) to become the highest run-scorer in Women’s ODIs5), The 1st woman cricketer to play 200 ODIs.
6), The 1st Indian and 5th woman cricketer overall to score over ‘1,000’ World Cup runs.
7), Playing the most consecutive Women’s One Day
Internationals for a team (109).
8), The only player (male or female) to have captained India in more than one ICC ODI World Cup final, doing so twice in 2005 & 2017.
9), On 1 February 2019, during India’s series against
New Zealand Women, she became the first woman to play in 200 ODI matches.
10),On 9 October 2019, when she stepped on the field
during the first ODI of the three-match series between
India and South Africa in Vadodara, she became the 1st woman cricketer to have at international career
lasting more than 20 years.
Awards,
Honours,
Achievements
2003: Arjuna Award 2015: Padma Shri
2015: Wisden Indian Cricketer of the year
2017: Youth Sports Icon of Excellence
Award in the Radiant Wellness Conclave, Chennai
2017: Vogue Sportsperson of the Year at Vogue’s
10th anniversary
2017: Lited on BBC 100 Women list

PERSONAL LIFE

School Keyes High School For Girls, Secunderabad
Kasturba Gandhi Junior College for Women s’
in West Marredpally (Secunderabad)
College/ UniversityDid Not Attend
Education Qualification12th Standard
Contact numberNot Known
Address Her home is located in a colony in
Trimulgherry, north of Hyderabad
ReligionHinduism
CasteTamil
Nationality Indian
CarNot Known
HobbiesDancing, Reading
Controversies1), During the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20,she got involved in a controversy with cricket management when she accused the coach Ramesh Powar and BCCI COA member Diana Edulji in a letter to BCCI for being biased againsther; as she was not included in the T20 world cup semifinals. However, in his reply, Powar dismissed her claims and accused her of ‘blackmailing and pressurizing coaches.’ Powarfurther said, “despite being a senior player in the team she puts in minimum inputs in team meetings. She could not understand and adapt to the team plan. She ignored her role and batted for her own milestones. Lack of keeping the momentum going which has put extra pressure on otherbatters.
2), Mithali’s relationship with the T20 team’s captain Harmanpreet Kaur is also said to be strained.

MARITAl STATUS/AFFAIRS

Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
SpouseNot Known
ChildrenNot Known

SALARY/NETWORTH

SalaryRs 50 lakh/annual
NetworthNot Known

PHYSICAL STATUS

HeightIn Centimeters- 163 cm
In Meters- 1.63 m
In Feet inches- 5’ 4”
Weight55 kg
Figure34- 28-34
Shoe size7
Hair color Black
Eyes color Black
Skin colorFair

MITHALI RAJ FAVORITES

Favorite foodThick curds-rice
Favorite Cricketer(s)Michael Clarke, Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite Actor Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Actress Priyanka Chopra
Favorite SportCricket, Tennis, and Football
Favorite  BookThe Essential Rumi by Coleman Barks
Favorite PoetRumi
Favorite ColourBlck

SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS

Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/mithaliraj/?hl=en
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/immithaliraj/
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/M_Raj03
Mithali Raj
Mithali Raj

UNKNOWN FACTS ABOUT MITHALI RAJ

  • Does Mithali Raj Drink Alcohol?: Yes
  • Does Mithali Raj Smoke?: Not Known
  • Mithali Raj was born into a Tamil Family in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur; where her father, Dorai Raj, was on his last Indian Air Force posting.
  • Mithali Raj was born into a Tamil Family in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur; where her father, Dorai Raj, was on his last Indian Air Force posting.

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