Mithali Raj is a professional Indian cricketer. She played from 1996 to 2022 and she also played for the Indian Women’s National Cricket Team from 2004 to 2022. She has led Indian cricket in scoring and has been nicknamed “Lady Tendulkar of Indian Women’s Cricket”.

Player Profile

Mithali Dorai Raj was born on December 3, 1982, in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. She stands 163 cm tall and she bats right-handed and has a right-arm leg break pace. She plays the role of top-order batter.

She holds the record for the most consecutive Women’s One Day International for a team. She is also the first Indian women’s cricketer to score more than 1,000 World Cup runs.

Role Batsman
Height / weight 1.63 m /
Born 3 Dec 1982
Nationality India India
Playing Style Right Handed
Team History
Velocity 2019 - 2022
2267 railways cricket team Railways 2000 - 2018
Supernovas 2018
India national women's cricket team India national women's 1999 - 2000
1712 andhra pradesh cricket team Andhra Pradesh 1996 - 1999


She started her professional career playing for Andhra. Then in 1999, she started playing for the Indian National Team, making her Test debut in January 2002 in a match against England.

From 1999 to 2000, she played for Air India, and in 2000, she started playing for Railways. In 2018, she also played for the Supernovas, and from 2019 to 2022, she played for Velocity.

In June 2022, she announced she was retiring from all forms of international cricket.

Career Statistics

  • Matches - 12 (WTest), 232 (WODI), 89(WT20I)
  • Runs Scored - 699 (WTest), 7,805(WODI), 2,364 (WT20I)
  • Batting Average - 43.68 (WTest),50.68 (WODI), 37.52 (WT20I)

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