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
The former India captain's semifinalists include South Africa and either England or defending champions Australia.
The creation of a separate Sports Ministry in 2020 speaks volumes about Prime Minister Modi’s passion for sports.
Nadda discussed with Nithin the possibility of making the actor the brand ambassador for some Central government campaign, according to sources.
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.
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.
Taapsee Pannu, like many self-proclaimed fans of cricket, wasn’t exactly watching women’s cricket.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
The prime minister extended good wishes to the legendary Indian batter after she announced her retirement from international cricket last month.
In Sunday's episode of 'Mann Ki Baat', Modi described Mithali as 'one of the most talented cricketers in 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.
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.
Mithali Raj has retired from all forms of the game, while experienced pacer Jhulan Goswani is not travelling to the island nation.
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.
If one were to reference the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Mithali Raj, as a batter, was the ‘Captain America’ figure of Indian cricket.