India's Mithali Raj becomes the leading run-scorer in women's ODI history

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India captain Mithali Raj made history becoming the all-time leading run-getter in women's one-day internationals (ODIs), reported Times of India on Wednesday.

Mithali 34 outdid Charlotte Edwards (5992) after scoring her 34th run against Australia in Bristol reaching the landmark in her 183rd ODI, taking 164 runs.


She hit seven consecutive half-centuries falling for 46 against West Indies in Taunton at the ongoing world cup since February 7, 2017.

Mithali’s achievements began on her ODI debut against Ireland in June 1999, scoring a 50 plus average.

Raj has scored an overall of 6028 runs with the help of five centuries and 49 half-centuries

Currently, the Indian team has two world record holders with Jhulan Goswami being the leading wicket-taker in 50-over cricket.

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