Former India ladies chief Mithali Raj on Wednesday turned into the primary lady to finish 20 years in universal cricket.
Raj, who has played 204 one-day internationals and 89 Twenty20Is, arrived at the accomplishment during the first ODI of the three-coordinate among India and South Africa at the Reliance Stadium in Vadodara on Wednesday. She scored 11* as India won the match by eight wickets against the Proteas.
The 36-year-old veteran bats women, who made her ODI debut against Ireland on June 26, 1999, has finished 20 years and 105 days of her vocation in the 50-over arrangement. She is the main cricketer to have played ODI cricket for more than two decades.
Raj likewise holds the record for playing the greatest number of ODIs in ladies’ cricket. Next in the rundown is England’s Charlotte Edwards (191), Jhulan Goswami (178), Alex Blackwell (144) of Australia.