Mithali Raj

Mitali Raj

Question- Consider the following matters related to Mithali Raj, Captain of India Women’s Cricket Team (ODI and Test) – She
(I) is the first Indian to join the 2000-run club in International Twenty20 cricket.
(II) is the first Indian female player to have 8 consecutive fifties in international women’s ODIs.
(III) is the only International Women’s ODI player to reach the club of 6000 runs.
(a) I and II
(b) I and III
(c) II and III
(d) I, II and III
Answer- (b) 
Related Facts:

  • Mithali Raj – Indian women’s cricket team captain (ODI and Test).
  • Mithali Raj completed 2000 runs in international T-20 cricket in a match against Sri Lanka in women’s Asia Cup T-20 tournament in Kuala Lumpur on 7th June, 2018.
  • She became the first Indian player (woman / man) to join the 2000 runs club in international T-20 cricket.
  • She achieved this feat in his 74th match (2015 runs in 71 innings).
  • Harmanpreet Kaur is the captain of the Indian women’s cricket team for this T20 tournament.
  • It is remarkable that Indian men’s cricket captain Virat Kohli has scored a total of 1983 runs (in 57 games) in international T20.
  • It is worth noting that in the International Women’s ODI match in 2017; Mithali Raj had also made two world records –
    (i) Consecutive 7 fifties and
    (ii) First and only female player to join the club of 6000 runs,
  • Mithali Raj scored a total of 6373 runs in 194 international women’s ODIs.
  • She is the only Indian player (woman / men) to captain in the final match of more than one ICC Women’s World Cup (2005 and year 2017).

Reference:                         
https://www.jansatta.com/khel/womens-asia-cup-t20-2018-mithali-raj-becomes-first-indian-woman-cricketer-to-score-2000-runs-in-t20i-cricket-india-women-vs-sri-lanka-women-match/680285/
http://www.espncricinfo.com/india/content/player/54273.html
https://sports.ndtv.com/cricket/mithali-raj-becomes-the-first-woman-cricketer-to-score-2000-t20i-runs-1863976
https://sportscafe.in/articles/cricket/2017/jun/24/mithali-raj-breaks-all-time-record-of-consecutive-half-centuries
https://aajtak.intoday.in/sports/story/year-2017-mithali-raj-womens-one-day-cricket-6000-runs-record-landmark-tspo-1-972046.html

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