Mithali Raj Announced Retirement: India’s veteran batsman Mithali Raj has retired from cricket. She has captained Team India in all three formats. Mithali has announced her retirement on social media on Wednesday afternoon. With this, Mithali has said goodbye to her international career of 23 years.
I look forward to my 2nd innings with your blessing and support. pic.twitter.com/OkPUICcU4u
— Mithali Raj (@M_Raj03) June 8, 2022
Information tweeted to fans
Mithali Raj announced her retirement at the age of 39. Mithali Raj tweeted and wrote, ‘I was a little girl when I represented my country wearing a blue jersey. This journey was long enough to see all kinds of moments, the last 23 years were one of the best moments of my life. Like every other journey, this journey is coming to an end and today I announce my retirement from all forms of international cricket.
Mithali Raj’s cricket career
Mithali Raj is India’s most successful female batsman. He scored 699 runs in 12 Test matches for India at an average of 43.68. Mithali Raj played 232 ODI matches for Team India, in which 7805 runs were scored from her bat. Mithali Raj has 64 fifties and 7 centuries in her name in ODIs, during which her average was 50.68. Mithali Raj also played 89 T20 matches in which she scored 2364 runs at an average of 37.52.
These records are in the name of Mithali Raj
Mithali Raj holds the record for scoring the most runs in ODIs. Mithali Raj is also the captain who captained India for a long time. Mithali Raj took charge of Team India in 155 ODIs, out of which the team won 89 matches and lost 63 matches. He also captained in 8 Test matches and 32 T20 matches.