Mithali Raj

I’ve not closed doors for domestic matches: Mithali Raj

Former India women’s cricket captain Mithali Raj opens up about the recent Bollywood biopic on her, decision to retire from international cricket and more

published on : 10th November 2022

Mithali predicts India-New Zealand in T20 World Cup 

The former India captain's semifinalists include South Africa and either England or defending champions Australia.

published on : 1st November 2022

India bid under Modi to become sports superpower

The creation of a separate Sports Ministry in 2020 speaks volumes about Prime Minister Modi’s passion for sports.

published on : 17th September 2022

Indian cricketer Mithali Raj and Tollywood actor Nithin Reddy meet  BJP national chief JP Nadda

Nadda discussed with Nithin the possibility of making the actor the brand ambassador for some Central government campaign, according to sources.

published on : 28th August 2022

Former Indian captain Mithali Raj hints at making a comeback to cricket

Mithali, who made her international debut at the age of 16, also praised batter Shafali Verma and said that she can single-handedly win matches for India.

published on : 25th July 2022

'Shabaash Mithu' film review: How not to make a biopic

Srijit Mukherji’s film Shabaash Mithu on cricketer Mithali Raj takes the stuff out of the legend, leaving us with a vague, one-dimensional hero.

published on : 16th July 2022

Bollywood has a crisis of courage, not opportunities: Taapsee Pannu

Taapsee Pannu, like many self-proclaimed fans of cricket, wasn’t exactly watching women’s cricket.

published on : 14th July 2022

If you love cricket, it shouldn’t matter which gender is holding the bat: Taapsee Pannu

Taapsee Pannu talks about portraying Mithali Raj in the upcoming biopic, Shabaash Mithu, struggling with ‘square cuts’, and her forthcoming films with Shah Rukh Khan and Anurag Kashyap

published on : 14th July 2022

India has great chance to claim medal at Commonwealth Games: Mithali Raj 

Women's cricket will make its debut in the Birmingham CWG after a men's tournament was held at the 1998 edition in Kuala Lumpur.

published on : 9th July 2022

Cuts and glory: Srijit Mukherji on 'Shabaash Mithu'

Srijit Mukherji pegs Shabaash Mithu as an ‘active biopic’. The descriptor fits, given how, while they were shooting, cricketing ace Mithali Raj was still in action.

published on : 8th July 2022

Enjoying every moment bear fruits for India captain Harmanpreet Kaur

As Mithali Raj announced her retirement, Harmanpreet picked up from where she left at the World Cup, winning the player of the series award in both T20I and ODI series against Sri Lanka.

published on : 8th July 2022

Can assure you all exploits that makeup Mithali Raj legend are there: Srijit Mukherji on 'Shabaash Mithu'

Srijit Mukherji said, "We avoided the repetitive nature at several points. I can say that it’s not a typical underdog story ending in a victory.”

published on : 7th July 2022

Cricket-loving nation should love women's team equally: Taapsee Pannu 

Directed by Srijit Mukherji and written by Priya Aven,  "Shabaash Mithu" is a coming-of-age story of women's cricket in India as witnessed by the most successful woman cricketer.

published on : 4th July 2022

Overwhelmed by this thoughtfully worded acknowledgement: Mithali Raj reacts to PM Modi's letter

The prime minister extended good wishes to the legendary Indian batter after she announced her retirement from international cricket last month.

published on : 2nd July 2022

Mithali is an inspiration to many: PM Modi hails former India skipper

In Sunday's episode of 'Mann Ki Baat', Modi described Mithali as 'one of the most talented cricketers in India'.

published on : 26th June 2022

Sri Lanka name 19-member squad for white-ball series against India

The T20I series will be played between June 23 to 27 in Dambulla, followed by the ODI series, a part of the ICC Women's Championship 2022-25, in Pallekele between July 1 to 7.

published on : 21st June 2022

WATCH | 'Shabaash Mithu' trailer: Taapsee redefines 'the Gentleman's game' in Mithali Raj biopic

Taapsee Pannu plays the role of cricketer Mithali Raj, former captain of the Indian Women's Cricket Team. The film will release in theatres on July 15.

published on : 20th June 2022

'Sri Lanka tour great opportunity to build team': India skipper Harmanpreet

Mithali Raj has retired from all forms of the game, while experienced pacer Jhulan Goswani is not travelling to the island nation.

published on : 19th June 2022

'I might have normalised girls playing cricket on the streets': Mithali Raj on her legacy

Mithali knew her time had come after the 2022 World Cup in New Zealand but since she doesn't like to take big decisions in a jiffy, the 39-year-old waited for couple of months.

published on : 16th June 2022

End of the Raj: 22 yards, 23 years and a legacy to last forever

If one were to reference the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Mithali Raj, as a batter, was the ‘Captain America’ figure of Indian cricket.

published on : 9th June 2022
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