Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj is just steps away to another records. After becoming the first player to complete 6000 runs in Women’s ODI Cricket, Indian captain Mithali Raj will soon be the first woman to complete the half-century of half-century. She needs only one half-century to make this new record.
Mithali is only 23 runs away from becoming the fifth batsman to complete 1000 runs in the ICC Women’s World Cup which will be an another record. She can achieve both these records in the match against New Zealand on Saturday. Mithali now has 49 half-centuries in 164 innings of 183 ODIs, which is a world record. The Indian captain, is in the best form, needs just one half-century to complete fifty half-centuries.
Mithali is just few runs away to complete 1000 runs in the World Cup. She has scored 977 runs in 28 matches at an average of 54.27 in this tournament. Only four batsmen have reached the figure of 1000 runs in the women’s World Cup, these batsmen are, New Zealand’s Debbie Heckley (1501), England’s Janet Britann (1299), Charlotte Edwards (1231) and Australia’s Belinda Clark (1151).