Star Indian woman cricketer Mithali Raj touched another milestone in the cricketing world when she left behind Indian male cricketer Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma to get the distinction of making the most runs from India in T20. Now Mithali Raj is the first place in India to make the highest score in T20 cricket (Women + Men). After Mithali Raj, male team opener Rohit Sharma second and men’s team captain Virat Kohli are in third place.
After leaving Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma behind, Mithali Raj is getting congratulations from around the world. Let me tell you that Mithali Raj has made 51 runs in the World T20 World Cup being played in the West Indies, making the highest run scorer in T20 International cricket. Earlier, Mithali had scored 56 runs in a match against Pakistan. With his innings of today, Mithali has scored 2283 runs in 85 T-20 matches. After Mithali, Rohit Sharma has scored 2207 in 87 T-20 matches.
Third-placed Indian team captain Virat Kohli scored 2102 runs in 62 matches. Apart from this, Mithali’s name is 17 half-centuries. At the same time, Mithali’s highest score in T20 format is 97 runs. Indian women led by T20 skipper Harmanpreet Singh beat Ireland by 52 runs on Thursday in the third match of the T-20 World Cup. Team India, while continuing their winning campaign, entered the semi-finals by putting a hat-trick of victory.
India had set a target of 146 runs in front of Ireland on the basis of the half-century by Mithali Raj (51) of Player of the Match. The Ireland team could score only 93 runs in eight overs in 20 overs in the match played at Providence Stadium in Guyana. After winning the toss in this match, Ireland called India first for batting. Mitali Raj and Smriti Mandhana started the innings from India. Both shared a 67-run partnership in 10 overs.
Smriti Mandhana was dismissed by 33 runs in the 10th over but Mithali Raj kept playing with one end. Mithali was dismissed in the 19th over. Thanks to his contribution, India scored 145 runs in 20 overs. After that, the start of the Ireland team to pursue the target of 146 runs from India was not good. His wickets continued to drop at regular intervals and the whole team could score only 93 runs in eight overs in 20 overs. On behalf of India Radha Yadav took three, Deepti Sharma and captain Harmanpreet and Poonam Yadav took one wicket each.
Most runs in T-20 International (male + female) 1. Mithali Raj- 2283 (average-37.43) Rohit Sharma – 2207 (Average- 33.43) Virat Kohli – 2102 (average – 48.88) 4. Harmanpreet Kaur – 1827 (average-29.00) 5. Suresh Raina – 1605 (average-29.18)