Mithali Raj grew his 59th ODI on Tuesday for half a century.© Instagram
Indian female ODI skipper Mithali Raj on Tuesday exceeded 20,000 runs in her cricket career. She achieved a feat in the first ODI in progress of a three-game series against Australia at Mackay’s Harap Park. The Indian skipper played a knock of 61 runs from 107 balls and helped the visitor post 225/8 with an allotted 50 overs. Misari is the highest scorer in the Women’s International Cricket in three forms of the game. Missari became the highest scorer in international cricket on his England tour earlier this year.
Previously, Missari knocked 61 runs, but Darcy Brown’s four-wicket long range helped Australia limit India to 225/8.
Apart from Misari, Yastica Batia also chipped in with a 35-run inning with the help of two boundaries. Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana sent to Bat offered a quick fire start as the opening duo who made 31 runs in the first four overs.
However, Australia returned soon as Brown defeated both Shafari (8) and Mandana (16) and reduced India to 38/2 with a 6 over.
After that, Yastica and Misari gathered at the crease, and the two batters shot 77 runs in the third wicket, but as soon as India gained the upper hand, the side turned the Batia (35) wicket to brown in the 26th inning. lost.
Deepti Sharma (9) was unable to leave a mark on the bat and gave Brown a fourth wicket, with India declining to 129/4 in 31 days.
Misari may have played a knock of 61 runs, but her strike rate as she won these runs from 107 balls and her innings ended with Sophie Molino more than 38 times. Can speak again.
Molino puzzled Misari, which brought Richa Gauche and Pooja Vastraker together in a crease. The lower ranks couldn’t contribute much and India had to settle down with a score of 225 in the end. In the final over, Richa Ghosh and Jhulan Goswami played 32 and 20 split screens, respectively.
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