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T20 World Cup: Mithali Raj predicts India-New Zealand final
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T20 World Cup: Mithali Raj predicts India-New Zealand final

Mithali Raj made her commentary debut with the India-South Africa T20 World Cup clash on Sunday.

'Jhulan Goswami would spit fire even while bowling at me in nets,' recalls Mithali Raj
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'Jhulan Goswami would spit fire even while bowling at me in nets,' recalls Mithali Raj

Jhulan Goswami's commitment to the game was such that she would "spit fire" even while bowling in the nets, says former and longtime teammate Mithali Raj

Shafali Verma is a once-in-a-generation player: Mithali Raj
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Shafali Verma is a once-in-a-generation player: Mithali Raj

Mithali, who recently announced her retirement from international cricket, is amazed at the kind of "raw power" that Shafali Verma generates in her shots.

'It helped turn a page in women's cricket': Mithali Raj on 5th anniversary of 2017 World Cupfinal
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'It helped turn a page in women's cricket': Mithali Raj on 5th anniversary of 2017 World Cupfinal

Mithali, who led India to the iconic final against England at the 'Mecca of Cricket' Lord's Cricket Ground, said that they may not have won the ICC World Cup in 2017 but the event changed the landscape of women's cricket.

Friday’s Clash : Cricket vs Crime, trade analysts kick in
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Friday’s Clash : Cricket vs Crime, trade analysts kick in

According to trade experts, there is “zero interest” in the two releases this week, one a crime thriller Hit: The First Case and the other sports biopic Shabaash Mithu.

Explained: How Taapsee Pannu's Shabaash Mithu can turn out to be a game changer for women-centric films
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Explained: How Taapsee Pannu's Shabaash Mithu can turn out to be a game changer for women-centric films

Taapsee Pannu's Shabaash Mithu is based on the life of former Indian skipper and cricketer Mithali Raj.

Mithali Raj 'overwhelmed', 'humbled' by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's letter on retirement
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Mithali Raj 'overwhelmed', 'humbled' by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's letter on retirement

Prime Minister Narendra Modi applauded Mithali Raj for her contribution to cricket, in her leadership skills and efforts off the field.

India women vs Sri Lanka women: Harmanpreet Kaur overtakes Mithali Raj’s record in 2nd T20I
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India women vs Sri Lanka women: Harmanpreet Kaur overtakes Mithali Raj’s record in 2nd T20I

The India skipper overtook Raj, who recently announced her retirement from all forms of the game, during the second T20I against Sri Lanka in Dambulla.

Shabaash Mithu trailer out; Taapsee Pannu gives her all as Mithali Raj in this inspiring story
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Shabaash Mithu trailer out; Taapsee Pannu gives her all as Mithali Raj in this inspiring story

The trailer of the film comes just days after Mithali Raj announced her retirement from all forms of cricket. The right-hand batter has several records to her name and remains the leading run-scorer in Women’s One Day Internationals (ODIs).

Shabaash Mithu actress Taapsee Pannu pens emotional note as Mithali Raj retires from international cricket
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Shabaash Mithu actress Taapsee Pannu pens emotional note as Mithali Raj retires from international cricket

Taapsee Pannu will be seen playing Mithali Raj in her upcoming film Shabaash Mithu. The film is directed by Srijit Mukherji

Harmanpreet named ODI captain after Mithali retires, no Jhulan for series against Sri Lanka
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Harmanpreet named ODI captain after Mithali retires, no Jhulan for series against Sri Lanka

India will play three T20Is and as many ODIs against Sri Lanka in Dambulla and Kandy, starting 23 June

Mithali Raj: A reluctant cricketer who built a sport and became the best
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Mithali Raj: A reluctant cricketer who built a sport and became the best

When as a 16-year-old, Raj made a century against Ireland in what would be her India debut, she probably wouldn’t, or couldn’t, have imagined she would be leaving a very different game

Mithali Raj retirement: A look at iconic batter’s major records and milestones
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Mithali Raj retirement: A look at iconic batter’s major records and milestones

India batter Mithali Raj announced her retirement from all forms of cricket on Wednesday. The right-hander took to social media to make the announcement.

Mithali Raj retires: 214 vs England and other top knocks from the Indian legend
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Mithali Raj retires: 214 vs England and other top knocks from the Indian legend

The 39-year-old remains the first Indian woman to breach 10,000 international runs across all formats. Mithali Raj made her debut in 1999 against Ireland, when she was only 16. The star batter still has several records to her name such the being youngest player to score a century in Women’s ODIs.

Mithali Raj retires: Read her complete statement
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Mithali Raj retires: Read her complete statement

India women's team batter Mithali Raj bids adieu to the game. Raj made the announcement in a social media post

Mithali Raj announces retirement: Who said what on Twitter
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Mithali Raj announces retirement: Who said what on Twitter

Mithali Raj is the highest run-scorer in ODIs (women) as she finishes her career with 7,805 runs with seven hundreds and 64 fifties. In Test matches, she scored 699 runs at an average of 43.68 with a century and four half-centuries.

Mithali Raj announces retirement from international cricket
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Mithali Raj announces retirement from international cricket

Mithali Raj, 39, has retired from international cricket after making her India debut in 1999.

Raj, Mandhana remain seventh and ninth in ICC Women's ODI batting rankings; Goswami fifth among bowlers
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Raj, Mandhana remain seventh and ninth in ICC Women's ODI batting rankings; Goswami fifth among bowlers

Australia's Alyssa Healy continued to lead the rankings chart followed by England's Natalie Sciver. Both the batters had a superb show at the Women's World Cup held in New Zealand earlier this year.

Mitahli Raj slips to 7, Smriti Mandhana rises to 9 in ICC Women's ODI batters rankings
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Mitahli Raj slips to 7, Smriti Mandhana rises to 9 in ICC Women's ODI batters rankings

After her below-par outing in the just-concluded Women's World Cup, Mithali dropped a rung in the chart with 686 rating points. The veteran India captain accumulated 182 runs from seven games at an average of 26.