Veteran batter Mithali Raj on Sunday added one other feather to her cap by turning into the first participant to complete 7,000 runs in ladies’s ODI cricket.
The Indian skipper reached the 7,000-run milestone in her 213th match, which was the fourth ODI of the continued five-match sequence towards South Africa right here.
“Magnificent Mithali! #TeamIndia ODI skipper becomes the first woman cricketer to rating 7000 ODI runs. What a performer she has been!” the BCCI tweeted.
The 38-year-old, who made her worldwide debut in 1999, was additionally the first participant to rating 6,000 runs in ladies’s ODIs. England’s Charlotte Edwards, who retired from worldwide cricket in 2016, is second the record of main run scorers with 5,992.
Mithali scored a 71-ball 45 earlier than being dismissed by medium pacer Tumi Sekhukhune within the thirty eighth over of the fourth ODI. She hit 4 boundaries throughout her keep within the center.
On Friday, through the third match, Mithali had turn into the first Indian participant and solely the second internationally to complete 10,000 runs throughout all codecs.