Mithali Raj

Mithali Raj shuts down troll criticising her language preferences

Raj, who originally hails from Tamil Nadu was criticised by a Twitter user saying that the skipper often speaks in English, Hindi and Telugu but does not use 'Tamil' to converse with people.

published on : 16th October 2019

India women defeat South Africa in second ODI, seal three-match series

With this victory, India have already sealed the three-match ODI series with one match left to play.

published on : 11th October 2019

Mithali Raj becomes first female to complete 2 decades in international cricket

She achieved the feat while leading India to an emphatic eight-wicket win over South Africa women in the first ODI of the three-match series. 

published on : 9th October 2019

In Smriti Mandhana's absence, debutant Priya Punia powers India to emphatic win against South Africa

It was also captain Mithali Raj's first game for India since March and with that she became the first female to last more than 20 years in international cricket, having made her debut back in 1999.

published on : 9th October 2019

Second-placed India increase lead over England in latest ICC women's ODI ranking

Australia's consistent performances have ensured their tight grasp on the top spots in both the women's ODI and T20I rankings tables, introduced in October last year.

published on : 7th October 2019

Mithali Raj feels 15-year-old Shafali Verma could be a future star

Shafali, who replaced the recently retired Mithali in the T20 squad, earned her maiden call-up for the ongoing T20 series against South Africa.

published on : 26th September 2019

With eye on T20 World Cup, Indian women's cricket team ready to experiment with youth

The T20I series against South Africa, that begins on Tuesday in Surat, is a fresh chapter of sorts for India women.

published on : 24th September 2019

Life after Mithali: 15-year-old Shafali Verma comes into Indian women's T20 squad

15-year-old Shafali has been roped in to be a part of the T20I squad as what could be seen as a replacement for Mithali, who earlier announced her retirement from the shortest format of the game.

published on : 5th September 2019

Coming under BCCI, the turning point for women's cricket in India: Mithali Raj

Her remarks came after she decided to retire from T20I format. Raj went on to represent India in 89 T20Is, managing to score 2,364 runs.

published on : 5th September 2019

Mithali’s retirement leaves hole in middle

Tuesday was not just about Mithali Raj’s retirement in T20Is. Sooner or later, this announcement had to come.

published on : 5th September 2019

Mithali Raj made the right decision: Shantha Rangaswamy

Besides being the leading run-getter ODIs, Mithali has scored the most number of runs for India in the shortest format.

published on : 3rd September 2019

Mithali Raj retires from T20Is to focus on 2021 ODI World Cup

Mithali led India in 32 T20Is, including the three Women's WT20 World Cups in 2012 (Sri Lanka), 2014 (Bangladesh) and 2016 (India).

published on : 3rd September 2019

Elated over receiving Arjuna Award, Poonam Yadav remembers her gully cricket days

Poonam Yadav, who has taken 63 wickets in the ODI format hailed 2017 Women's World Cup as the turning point for women's cricket in the country.

published on : 28th August 2019

Mithali Raj says available for South Africa T20s but will selectors pick her on September 5?

The five-match series begins on September 24, while the T20 World Cup is scheduled in Australia in February-March.

published on : 27th August 2019

Was Indian women's team skipper Mithali Raj an accidental cricketer?

Talking to TNIE in an exclusive live interview, Mithali Raj revealed that she would've been a trained Bharathanatiyam dancer if she didn't choose cricket. 

published on : 18th August 2019
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