India captain Mithali Raj on Wednesday grew to become the primary feminine participant to final greater than 20 years in worldwide cricket.
She achieved the feat whereas main India to an emphatic eight-wicket win over South Africa girls within the first ODI of the three-match collection right here on Wednesday.
Mithali, who made her ODI debut towards Eire on June 26, 1999, accomplished 20 years and 105 days within the 50-over format.
She, thus, grew to become the one feminine cricketer to have performed ODI cricket for over twenty years.
The correct-handed batswoman has performed 204 ODIs until now, essentially the most by a feminine, adopted by England’s Charlotte Edwards (191), Jhulan Goswami (178), Alex Blackwell (144) of Australia.
Mithali, 36, has additionally performed 10 Assessments and 89 T20Is for India.
She retired from T20 cricket final month.