Virat Kholi Gets A tough Competition From Mithali Raj, She Became The First Cricketer Who Scored 2000 Runs In T20I

Blog By fatema  |  10-06-18

She Is The New Inspiration For The Nation

Mithali Raj.

Mithali Raj.

Indian cricketer Mithali Raj have become the first batter from the country to score 2000 runs in T20I cricket. She achieved it during India's Women's T20 Asia Cup match opposite Sri Lanka on Thursday in Kuala Lumpur.


India Beat Sri Lanka By 7 wickets.

India Beat Sri Lanka By 7 wickets.

She scored 23 as India beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in a crucial encounter. India, who suffered a shock defeat to Bangladesh in their prior match.

They improved their performance as they restricted Sri Lanka to 107/7. They overhauled the target with seven wickets remaining and seven deliveries to spare.


The 7th Women Batter.

The 7th Women Batter.

Mithali have become the seventh woman batter to score 2,000 runs in T20Is, a list which is topped by Charlotte Edwards (2,605), followed by Stafanie Taylor (2,582) and Suzie Bates (2,515).

And in men's list T20I, the list is led by Martin Guptill (2271) followed by Brendon McCullum (2140) and Virat Kohli (1983).


Mithali Broke The Record.

Mithali recently broke the record for the most ODI appearances by a woman cricketer when she sarpassed former England captain Charlotte Edwards (191 ODIs). She now has 194 ODIs to her name, scoring 6373 – the most by any women cricketer in the format - at an excellent average of 50.18.








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