Mithali Dorai Raj
|Height (approx.):||163 cm|
|Weight (approx.):||54 kg|
|Date of Birth:||3rd December 1982|
|Age (as on 2018):||35 years|
|Birth Place:||Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign:||Saggitarius|
|School:||St. Johns School, Hyderabad|
Keyes High School for girls, Secunderabad
|Father:||Dorai Raj (Indian Air Force)|
|Mother:||Leela Raj (Former Cricketer)|
|Address:||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|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|
- Mithali holds the record for the second highest individual score in women test cricket history. She score 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 Charloette 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.
|Hobbies:||Gymming, Dancing, Reading|
|Favourite Batsmen:||Michael Clarke and Sachin Tendulkar|
|Favourite Cricket Commentator:||Nasser Hussain|
|Favourite Cricket Ground:||NA|
|Favourite sports personalities:||NA|
|Favourite Food:||Soan Papdi|
|Favourite Actors/ Actresses:||Shahrukh Khan|
|Favourite Book:||Australia You Little Beauty: Inside Test Cricket’s Dream Team by Justin Langer and Rupert Wainwright|
|Cars Collection:||BMW, Ford|
|Girlfriends, Spouse and Children|
|Net Worth:||$1 Million|
|Test Fee:||Rs. 1.5 lakh|
|ODI Fee:||Rs. 1 lakh|
|Lesser Known Facts|
- 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.