Mithali Raj came when nobody cared about women’s cricket. 23 years later, not much has changed – The Print

(This article first appeared in The Print on June 11, 2022) 

  • Mithali Raj’s career spanned over two decades and saw the rise of Indian women’s cricket that faced battles both on and off the field. The right-handed batter led from the front. For the uninitiated, this stat can put things in perspective—Sachin Tendulkar played for 24 years, while Mithali occupied the big stage for 23, leading the team to two World Cup finals and scoring a mammoth 10,868 runs—a world record…

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