Mithali Dorai Raj
(Indian Cricketer)

Mithali Raj has been around in the women circuit for a while now and she has been an inspiration for her team mates as well as young girls around the country who aspire of being a women cricketer. Mithali Raj was born in Jodhpur, Rajasthan but soon migrated to Hyderabad as her father got transfered their. Mithali is one of those Indian female cricketers who have played both Test and limited overs cricket. Mithali is the leading run scorer in Women ODI’s with 6,373  runs at an average of 50.18. She has appeared in 10 Test matches and scored 663 runs at an average of 51 with 214 being her highest score.


Mithali Raj
Nickname:Lady Sachin
Profession:Cricketer
Biography
Autobiography:NA
Biopic:NA
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.):163 cm
Weight (approx.):54 kg
Eye Colour:Black
Hair Colour:Black
Tattoos:NA
Personal Life
Date of Birth:3rd December 1982
Age (as on 2018):35 years
Birth Place:Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:Sagittarius
Nationality:Indian
School:St. Johns School, Hyderabad
Keyes High School for girls, Secunderabad
College:NA
Educational Qualifications:NA
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Family
Father:Dorai Raj (Indian Air Force)
Mother:Leela Raj (Former Cricketer)
Sister:NA
Brother:Mithun Raj
Coach/Mentor:Atul Gaikwad
Religion:Hinduism
Address:Hyderabad, Telangana, India

 

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Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test:14th Jan 2002 vs England Women at Lucknow
ODI:26th Jun 1999 vs Ireland Women at Milton Keynes
T20:5th August 2006 vs England Women at Derby
Jersey Number:#3 (India)
Domestic/State Team:Air India Women, Asia Women XI, India Blue Women
Nature on field:Calm
Likes to play against:Australia Women
Favourite Shot:Straight Drive
Records
  • Mithali holds the record for the second highest individual score in women Test cricket history. Shescorese 214 against English women in 2002.
  • She is the highest run-getter in the history of women cricket, she achieved this feat in July 2017 eclipsing England’s Charlotte Edwards as her tally was of 5992 runs.
  • Only women cricketer in the world to score 7 half-centuries on the trot in ODIs.
Career Turning Point:
  • Her ODI debut innings of 114 runs against Ireland at Milton Keynes.
Preferences
Hobbies:Gymming, Dancing, Reading
Favourite Batsmen:Michael Clarke and Sachin Tendulkar
Favourite Bowlers:NA
Favourite Cricket Commentator:Nasser Hussain
Favourite Cricket Ground:NA
Favourite sports personalities:NA
Favourite Food:Soan Papdi
Favourite Actors/ Actresses:Shahrukh Khan
Favourite Films:NA
Favourite Book:Australia You Little Beauty: Inside Test Cricket’s Dream Team by Justin Langer and Rupert Wainwright
Favourite Musicians/Singers:NA
Favourite Destinations:NA
Smoking/Alcohol:NA
Style Quotient
Cars Collection:BMW, Ford
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status:Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends:NA
Wife/Spouse:NA
Marriage Date:NA
Children:NA
Earnings
Net Worth:$1 Million
Retainer Fee:
Test Fee:Rs. 1.5 lakh
ODI Fee:Rs. 1 lakh
T20 Fee:NA
IPL 11:NA
Lesser Known Facts

 

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  • Smoking: NO
  • Drinking Alcohol: Yes
  • Mithali was born in Jodhpur, Rajasthan but she hails from a Tamil family.
  • Her hobby is dancing and it is still her first love but she had to leave it at the age of 8 years to turn his focus into cricket.
  • When she was just 17, she represented India Women in an ODI against Ireland Women.
  • She is a bookworm and loves reading.
  • Mithali has been honoured with Padma Shri in 2015 and Arjuna Award in 2003.