Mitali Raj Biography and Interesting Facts

✅ Published on January 14th, 2021 in Biography, Sports players

Through this post, we will know important and interesting facts related to Mitali Raj (मिताली राज) such as his personal information, education and career, achievement and awards and other information. Important facts related to Mitali Raj given here, have been collected from various sources, this will help you in preparing for competitive exams questions.

Brief information about Mitali Raj

NameMitali Raj (मिताली राज)
Full NameMithali Dorai Raj
Date of Birth03 December 1982
Birth PlaceJodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Mother & Father NameLeela Raj / Dheeraj Raj Dorai
Achievement2017 - First Indian woman to score 6000 runs in women's ODI cricket
Profession / CountryFemale / Player / India

Mitali Raj (मिताली राज)

Mithali Raj is an Indian cricketer. She is currently (October 2017) the captain of India's Test and Women's ODI team. He was born on 03 December 1982 in Rajasthan. Mithali started playing cricket at the age of 10 and at the age of 17 she joined the Indian cricket team. Mithali (16 years, 205 days) also holds the record for scoring the youngest century in women's ODI matches. As a batsman, Mithali also holds the record for scoring 07 consecutive fifties in ODI cricket.

Birth info about Mitali Raj

Mithali Raj was born on 3 December 1982 in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. His full name is Mithali Dorai Raj, his father's name is Prakashlal Pesharia and mother's name is Mrs. Premlata.

Mitali Raj Career Info

Mithali Raj started playing the game at the age of 10. She lives in Hyderabad, Telangana. She attended Keys High School for Girls in Hyderabad. She joined Kasturba Gandhi Junior College for Women in Secunderabad for intermediate studies. He started cricket coaching during his school days with his elder brother. He started practicing in school.

List of Awards and Honors

YearAwards and HonorsAwarding Country or Institution
2003Arjuna AwardIndian government
2015Padma ShriIndian government
2017Youth sports icon of excellence awardChennai
2017Wisden Leading Woman Cricketer in the WorldWisden cricketers almanac

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