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Mithali Raj Mithali Raj DOB: 3 December 1982

Mithali Raj is the most experienced player among the current lot of women cricketers. Former India captain, who plays at the top-order, has many records to her name and eyes many more to break even at the age of 35. The right-handed batswoman from Rajasthan will be the centre of attraction at the World T20 in Caribbean Islands. Having represented India in 82 T20Is, she has scored 2176 runs, with a best knock of 97 runs (not out).

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Mithali Raj has her say on India's chances in upcoming Commonwealth Games

Cricket | Jul 09, 2022, 07:22 PM IST

Harmanpreet has been leading in T20s since 2016, so I think she is experienced enough to lead the team in the Commonwealth Games: Mithali Raj

Taapsee Pannu says playing Mithali Raj was the biggest challenge thrown at her

Taapsee Pannu says playing Mithali Raj was the biggest challenge thrown at her

Celebrities | Jul 05, 2022, 06:41 AM IST

Taapsee Pannu's upcoming film depicts the journey of Mithali Raj becoming a legendary cricketer and an inspiration to billions of people across the world. Mithali changed the game in her classic graceful style, leaving gender agnostics aside in a field where presence of women is usually frowned upon.

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Farewell Mithali Raj: Rewinding the top 5 knocks played by the Indian batsman

Cricket | Jun 08, 2022, 06:20 PM IST

 Former Indian captain Raj has changed the face of Indian women's cricket and is the only lady captain to lead India in two world cup finals.

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From Jhulan Goswami to VVS Laxman, here are best reactions as Mithali Raj retires from cricket

Cricket | Jun 08, 2022, 05:40 PM IST

As soon as Mithali announced her retirement, Twitter went into an absolute frenzy. From Wasim Jaffer to VVS Laxman, everyone applauded the illustrious career of Raj.

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Conquering Mount 10K to leading India Women in 2 World Cups: celebrating Mithali Raj's journey

Cricket | Jun 08, 2022, 05:44 PM IST

As she bids goodbye to the sport she has achieved so much from, to a sport she has contributed so much to, lets try and map out how she ruled women's cricket consistently for so many years.

Mithali's legacy will far outlive her 23-years-long journey

Mithali Raj: The legend whose legacy will continue to inspire women cricketers

Cricket | Jun 08, 2022, 11:03 PM IST

Mithali Raj's journey might be over. But the legacy, the belief, will far outlive her 23-year-long career.

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Taapsee Pannu lists Mithali Raj's achievements in an emotional post on cricket star's retirement

Celebrities | Jun 08, 2022, 03:38 PM IST

Taapsee Pannu will be seen stepping into the the shoes of celebrated skipper of the Indian women's cricket team, Mithali Raj in the film Shabaash Mithu. The film is set to release in theatres on July 15.

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Mithali Raj announces retirement from all forms of cricket

Cricket | Jun 08, 2022, 03:48 PM IST

Mithali ended her glorious career with a record 7805 runs in 232 ODIs. She also represented India in 12 Tests and 89 T20 Internationals.

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Women's ODI Rankings: Mithali maintains 7th spot; Mandhana remains at 9th

Cricket | Jun 07, 2022, 05:05 PM IST

Mithali Raj and Smriti Mandhana maintained their respective positions in the latest Women's ODI rankings released by the ICC on Tuesday.

Taapsee Pannu's Shabaash Mithu to release on July 15

Taapsee Pannu gets cheer from boyfriend Mathias Boe ahead of biopic Shabaash Mithu's release

Celebrities | Apr 29, 2022, 11:33 AM IST

'Shabaash Mithu' is directed by noted Bengali filmmaker Srijit Mukherji and written by Priya Aven. Alongside Taapsee, actor Vijay Raaz will also be seen playing a key role in the film.

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With 'lot of time to decide her international future', Mithali to play in Women's Senior T20 Trophy

Cricket | Apr 15, 2022, 05:04 PM IST

Speculations rife about her international future, India's Test and ODI skipper Mithali Raj will be turning up for Railways at the Women's Senior T20 Trophy beginning on April 18 in what will be her first competitive event since the Women's World Cup.

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Shabaash Mithu Teaser: Taapsee Pannu as Mithali Raj brings forth magical moment of Indian cricket

Bollywood | Mar 21, 2022, 11:34 AM IST

Shabaash Mithu: The much-awaited teaser was shared by Taapsee Pannu on her Instagram handle with a caption reading, "In this Gentlemen’s sport, she did not bother to rewrite history ….. instead she created HER STORY! #AbKhelBadlega #ShabaashMithu Coming soon! #BreakTheBias #ShabaashMithu #ShabaashWomen #ShabaashYou."

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ICC Player of Month: Shreyas nominated for February; Mithali, Deepti nominated in women's category

Cricket | Mar 09, 2022, 03:16 PM IST

Apart from Shreyas, UAE batter Vriitya Aravind and Nepal's Dipendra Sing Airee were nominated for the month.

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Taapsee Pannu calls for #BreakTheBias as she releases new poster of Shabaash Mithu on Women's Day

Bollywood | Mar 08, 2022, 01:51 PM IST

'Shabaash Mithi' is the coming-of-age tale of women's cricket in India as witnessed by the most successful woman cricketer. The film chronicles the highs and lows, setbacks and moments of euphoria of Mithali's life with Taapsee essaying the titular role.

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ICC Women's World Cup 2022: Mithali Raj becomes first woman to play in six WCs

Cricket | Mar 06, 2022, 12:29 PM IST

The 39-year-old Indian skipper achieved the feat as India locked horns with arch-rivals Pakistan in their much-anticipated opening match of the ICC Women's World Cup

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Growing popularity of women's cricketers serves as inspiration: Star India Sports Head

Cricket | Mar 02, 2022, 03:29 PM IST

The campaign aims to epitomize the spirit of cricket and bring to life the bond that cricketing fans across India have with the Women in Blue.

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Mithali Raj says her career has come a full circle, looking to finish journey with WC trophy

Cricket | Mar 01, 2022, 07:10 PM IST

Raj was a part of the Indian team that played in the 2000 World Cup in New Zealand and more than two decades later, she is returning to the same country, this time as the captain.

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ICC Women's ODI Rankings: Harmanpreet Kaur rises to 20th, Mithali Raj retains second place

Cricket | Mar 01, 2022, 04:51 PM IST

Kaur scored a 66-ball 63 in the fifth and final ODI against New Zealand recently to roar back into form, the knock helping India to avoid a whitewash at the hands of the home team.

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Youngsters given ample game time, we now know where they fit in team ahead of WC, says Mithali Raj

Cricket | Feb 26, 2022, 11:42 AM IST

India tried out some new talents in the series against South Africa, England, Australia and New Zealand ahead of the World Cup beginning on March 4 in New Zealand.

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NZ-W vs IN-W 4th ODI: Bowling attack is concern going into World Cup, says Mithali Raj

Cricket | Feb 22, 2022, 01:42 PM IST

India is now 0-4 down in the five-match series and Mithali's bowling attack has failed to defend 270 and 279 in the second and third games.

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