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Smriti Mandhana surpasses Mithali Raj to reach this milestone, know details

During the second ODI between India and England, Mandhana smashed 40 off 51 balls before getting dismissed by Sophie Ecclestone.

Aachal Maniyar Written By: Aachal Maniyar New Delhi Published on: September 21, 2022 19:22 IST
Mandhana
Image Source : AP Smriti Mandhana in action

Highlights

  • The 26-year-old India opener crossed the mark in just 76 ODI innings
  • Mandhana has smashed 24 half-centuries and five tons in her career so far
  • Recently, Mandhana climbed to second position in the ICC T20I rankings

India star batter Smriti Mandhana left behind former captain Mithali Raj to become the fastest Indian to reach the 3000-run mark in ODIs.

During the second ODI between India and England, Mandhana reached the feat on Wednesday. In the game, she smashed 40 off 51 deliveries including four boundaries and a six before getting dismissed by Sophie Ecclestone.

The 26-year-old India opener crossed the mark in just 76 ODI innings as compared to Mithali's 88 innings.

Mandhana shares the third position with Australia’s Karen Rolton and South Africa’s Laura Wolvaardt in the list of batters to be the fastest to reach the milestone across the world.

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In the all-time list, Australia's Belinda Clark and Meg Lanning hold the top two positions by crossing the 3000-run mark in 62 innings and 64 innings, respective

Mandhana who has smashed 24 half-centuries and five tons in her career so far, is the third Indian after Harmanpreet Kaur and Mithali to reach the feat.

Recently, Mandhana climbed to the second position in the ICC T20I rankings and is just behind Australia's Beth Mooney. She has 731 ranking points,12 less than Mooney who is on 743 ranking points.

Full Squads - 

Team England: Emma Lamb, Tammy Beaumont, Sophia Dunkley, Alice Capsey, Danielle Wyatt, Amy Jones (c & wk), Freya Kemp, Sophie Ecclestone, Charlotte Dean, Kate Cross, Lauren Bell, Alice Davidson Richards, Issy Wong, Freya Davies, Maia Bouchier

Team India: Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Yastika Bhatia (wk), Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Dayalan Hemalatha, Harleen Deol, Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar, Jhulan Goswami, Renuka Singh, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Sneh Rana, Meghna Singh, Sabbhineni Meghana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Taniya Bhatia, Simran Bahadur

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