‘Keep Making India Proud’ : Sachin’s birthday wishes for Mithali
Birthday wishes poured in for the Indian women’s ODI team skipper Mithali Raj from across the cricketing fraternity as the ace cricketer turns 36 today. From the world body of cricket – International Cricket Council (ICC) to master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, many renowned personalities took to their social media handles to extend their good wishes to Mithali on her special day. The 36-year-old is also India’s leading run-scorer in T20Is, having accumulated 2283 runs, she is ahead of the likes of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli trailing her at 2207 and 2102 runs respectively in the list.
Mithali, who is the first Indian woman to score a double ton in a Test, has led ‘Women in Blue’ to two world cup finals (in 2005 and 2017). On her debut in 1999, she became the youngest to score a ton in women’s ODI.
“Happy Birthday, @M_Raj03! Have a fantastic year ahead and keep making India proud. #HappyBirthdayMithali ” God Of Cricket wrote on Twitter.