Mithali Dorai Raj Biography
Name : Mithali Raj
Other Name : Mithali Dorai Raj
Date of Birth/Age : 3rd December 1982
Home Town : Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Current City : Hyderabad, Telangana
Father Name : Dorai Raj
Mother Name : Leela Raj
Nationality : Indian
Gender : Female
Occupation : Professional Cricketer
Years active : 1999-present
Hobbies : Classical Dance
Mithali Dorai Raj is the captain as Well as the skipper of Indian women’s international cricket team in ODI and Tests. The Indian women’s cricket team performed brilliantly from the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017. Born in Jodhpur on December 3rd 1982 to Dorai Raj and Leela Raj she started to play the game at a tender age of 10. She’s lauded with the name of being the only female cricketer that has surpassed the 6, 000 run markers in ODIs. Currently, she resides in Hyderabad, Telanagana. Mithali is the first captain to lead India into ICC ODI World Cup final twice – 2005 and 2017.
She’s the maximum run scorer in Women’s International Cricket. By 186 ODI in her career, she’s amassed 6190 runs. She’s the first player to score 7 consecutive 50s. The receiver of the prestigious Arjuna Award and Padma Shri, Mithali Raj is an all-rounder who’s right-handed batswoman as well as right arm leg break bowler. Family Background. Mithali was born on December 3, 1982, in Jodhpur at Dorai Raj and Leela Raj. She was born into a Tamil family. Her family includes her father, Doray Raj, who had been an officer in the Indian Air Force, her mother Leela Raj a housewife and her brother Mithun Raj.
Mithali was enthusiastic about cricket and classical dance since her childhood. She’s practiced classical dance but gave it up for her career in cricket. It had been a challenging Decision for Mithali to create since women’s cricket was a recreational game 2 decades past. Mithali was chosen for the Indian Team by the age of 17. She attended Keyes Girls High School in Secundrabad frequently playing cricketers from the nets. Career: Her passion for cricket is unsurpassed. She was chosen for the Indian team by the age of 17. At 14, she was one of the probables for the 1997 Women’s Cricket World Cup, but wasn’t picked for the final squad.
In 1999, her ODI debut was against Ireland. In the national Competitions, Mitali plays for the Railways. Mithali started by playing for Air India with stars such as Anjum Chopra and Anju Jain. Indian Women’s team was led by her to the first closing. Mithali made her ODI debut in 1999 against Ireland in Milton Keynes. In her introduction, she scored superb runs of 114 not out. She made her international test debut against South Africa. Mithali broke the list of 209 runs of Karen Rolton with her 214 runs to become the World’s Highest Individual Test Score in August of 2002 by the age of 19. Recipient of the 2003 Arjuna Award she tops the charts. Mithali led the Indian women’s cricket team to the final from the 2005 Women’s Cricket World Cup. Under Mithali’s captaincy, Indian women’s cricket team won their first Test and series against England and also the Asia Cup.