Indian women’s cricket captain Mithali Raj cracked the World Cup captaincy Record of Australian player Belinda Clark. Now Mithali is the captain who played the most games in the history of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup.
Earlier, Belinda had the record of most played captain. She played 23 games as captain. Mithali Raj was captain of the Indian team in 24 matches. By playing the 24th match as captain of the Indian team she got the record. Mithali Raj’s 24th match was against the West Indies at Seddon Park on Saturday. She is Test and ODI captain of India women’s National Cricket Team.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) tweeted that Mithali Raj cracked the record for most matches captained in the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup. Moreover, playing this tournament she got another record. She is the first cricketer who plays in six editions of Women’s Cricket World Cups. She is a right-handed player.
Belinda led the Australian team in 23 matches. She could win in 14 games, the team lost in 8 games and no result in one game. Under the captaincy of Belinda, the Australian team won the World Cup in 1997 and 2005.
Mithali is the captain of Test as well as ODI matches. Moreover, the Indian women’s cricket captain is the highest run-scorer in women’s international cricket. She was born in Rajasthan in 1982. She had a lot of records in her pocket.
India vs West Indies: India won women’s World Cup 2022
India won the women’s World Cup 2022 in a match against the West Indies at Seddon Park, Hamilton. Indian victory was for a massive 155-run. The first batting was India and Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur scored hundreds.
The start of the West Indies batting was good. Deandra Dottin and Hayley Matthews scored 81 for the West Indies. The Indian cricket bowlers Meghna Singh and Sneh Rana caught two wickets each. After that everything became favourable to the Indian team.
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