Mithali Raj announces retirement from T20Is

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Mithali Raj announces retirement from T20Is

Indian women’s cricket great and ODI captain Mithali Raj announced her retirement from T20 Internationals. The 36-year-old said she wants to focus on her ODI career, keeping in mind the 2021 World Cup in New Zealand. Mithali ended her T20 career with 2,364 runs from 89 matches at an average of 37.5 and the highest score of 97 not out.
She made her T20 International debut in 1999 and played her last match in March against England in Guwahati.
Mithali is also the first Indian woman to reach the landmark of 2000 T20 runs.
In 203 ODIs, she scored 6,720 runs at an average of 51.29, with seven hundred and she has also played in 10 Tests, with 663 runs including a hundred.

 

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