Life after retirement hasn't stopped being hectic for Mithali, who had a Hindi language biopic made on her life titled "Shabaash Mithu". Actor Taapsee Pannu portrays her in the biopic, which had a cinematic release earlier this month.
The message of 'Nazariya badlo, khel badalgaya' is encapsulated in the trailer to the hilt with compelling dialogues and glimpses of the talented Taapsee playing Mithali with utmost conviction.
Mithali ended her glorious career with a record 7805 runs in 232 ODIs. She also represented India in 12 Tests and 89 T20 Internationals.
Mithali shared a long note and thanked all for extending love and support to her over the years.
Goswami is now 10th with 217 rating points in her kitty, while compatriot Deepti Sharma held on to her seventh position.
As the Indian women’s cricket team fought dew, an in-form South African lineup and injury concerns, they lost the sight of what was in front of them, a place in the World Cup semi finals.
Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur notched up centuries as India posted a mammoth 317/8 in 50 overs against the West Indies, their first 300-plus total in the history of the tournament. It was also the third time two cricketers scored hundreds for India in a women's ODI match.
It was New Zealand Debbie Hockley who previously held the record having made her debut on 10 January 1982 with her last match the 2000 final on December 23, 24 days after Mithali's debut.
Perry's teammate Beth Mooney too climbed the charts for batters, rising five places to occupy the third spot behind Mithali Raj after a Player-of-the-Match-winning 73 in the first ODI of the series.
India captain Mithali Raj retained her number three spot among batters while her compatriot Jhulan Goswami maintained her second position among bowlers in the latest ICC women's ODI rankings.
New Delhi: A dejected former Indian women’s captain Mithali Raj on Thursday termed it as the darkest days of her life after allegations were heaped on her following a fallout with coach Ramesh Powar. Powar on Wednesday alleged that Mithali threatened retirement over the batting position in the middle of an international tournament and also threw […]
Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Sunday said he was not surprised by India women’s cricket team’s decision to drop senior pro Mithali Raj for their World T20 World Cup semifinal loss to England. Despite scoring back to back half centuries, the ODI captain was rested for the final league stage game against Australia […]
New Delhi: India’s decision to bench an in-form Mithali Raj in the crucial ICC World T20 semi-final against England, which the Women in Blue lost by 8 wickets, refused to take backseat, with Mithali’s manager lashing out at skipper Harmanpreet Kaur. The former captain’s manager Annisha Gupta called Harmanpreet a “manipulative, lying, immature, undeserving captain” […]
Cape Town: Fresh after registering a historic double series win on the South African tour, India One-Day International (ODI) captain Mithali Raj said the team can be a surprise element in the World T20 in November. The Indian women’s team scripted history on Saturday when they beat South Africa women by 54 runs in the […]
Mithali had started the tour in eighth position but her series aggregate of 206 runs - the best by a batter on either side -- has helped her reclaim the top position, which she last occupied in February 2018.