First Woman Cricketer to play 200 ODIs

First Women Cricketer to play 200 ODIs

Question: Who became the first Woman cricketer to play 200 International Matches in ODI?
(a) Belinda Clarks
(b) Charlotte Edwards
(c) Sarah Taylor
(d) Mithali Raj
Answer: (d)
Related facts:

  • Indian women’s One Day International (ODI) Captain Mithali Raj became the first female player in the world to play 200 international ODIs.
  • She made this record while playing the 3rd ODI against New Zealand in Hamilton on February 1, 2019. New Zealand won the match by 8 wickets.
  • India lost the final match but won the series by 2-1.
  • Mithali made debut in 1999 and she was a team member in 200 matches out of 263 ODIs played by the womens team till now.
  • She is the highest run scorer in womens ODI format. She has scored 6622 runs with an average of 51.33. This includes seven hundreds and 52 fifties.
  • She has also played 10 tests and 85 T20s till now.

Links:
https://www.sportskeeda.com/cricket/mithali-raj-becomes-first-woman-cricketer-to-play-200-one-day-internationals

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