Mithali Raj Clinches Record Scoring 10 Fifty-Plus Scores: Mithali Raj is one of the finest players in Women’s cricket who also became the top player in total runs scored in One Day Internationals recently. Today, Mithali Raj in a match which was deciding for India to reach the Semi’s Vs New Zealand in Women’s World Cup scored a match winning century which became the 10th fifty-plus score in a calendar year which is the highest by any batswoman.
Mithali Raj has also became the first woman in ODIs to score 6,000 runs in the format of the game. Mithali Raj made her sixth ODI century but she also scored her 10th 50-plus score in the calendar year of 2017. With her 109 against New Zealand, Mithali Raj made her 10th fifty-plus score in 2017, the most by a batswoman in a single calendar. She has been creating and breaking records in a big stage.
Mithali Raj Clinches Record Scoring 10 Fifty-Plus Scores in Calendar Year:
Mithali Raj has scored 7 fifty-plus scores before the start of the tournament which went on to become another 3 fifty-plus scores in the ongoing Women’s World Cup 2017 to break the record which was previously held by Ellyse Perry who made nine scores of fifty-plus in 2016. Deepti Sharma, who has also scored seven fifty-plus scores in 2017 is catching up to her captain to give tough competition.
According to the reports, in 1997, Debbie Hockley also scored eight fifty-plus scores in ODIs and that record was not broken for 19 years until Perry made nine scores. In the ongoing Tournament, the seventh ODI against New Zealand for India, Rajeshwari Gayakwad’s five-wicket haul was crucial in India’s 186-run win over New Zealand to reach the ICC Women’s World Cup semi-finals.
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