India take on Australia in sixth round-robin match

India take on Australia in sixth round-robin match

She is one of five players to make a century on debut in women's ODIs, and her score is the third-highest on debut in women's ODIs.

- ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo)Seen the growth of @M_Raj03 from the age of 10 to becoming the 1st women cricketer 2 score 6⃣0⃣0⃣0⃣ ODI runs!

Meanwhile, opposition skipper Meg Lanning lauded her bowlers and said that Australia has set their sights firmly on the World Cup.

AS she scored her 34th run against Australia, she overtook Charlotte Edwards (5992) to be on the top list of highest run scorers. Having lost the chance to hold on to the silverware in 2005, where Mithali-led India lost to Australia in the final, she doesn't want to let this opportunity go.

It was a tournament where England proved to be too strong for others and hoisted the trophy.

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But that brought Raj to the crease, and she and Raut put on 157 runs for the second wicket before the subcontinent side fell away late on.

Raj's average against Sri Lanka - the highest, by far, for any player with 500-plus runs against a team in women's ODIs.

Mithali Raj had mixed feelings after the loss against Australia at the County Ground. However, under her leadership, the hosts crashed out of the tournament in the group phase. Mitali Raj made the headlines again where she has scored 214 against England at Taunton in a Test match.

Raj said that effort is a long way from where they began the World Cup. She is also a trained Bharatanatyam dancer.

Raj, back up at No. 3, had to deal with eight fielders in the circle. But, she has denied in interviews when her personality is concerned to any male Indian cricketer whether it's Tendulkar or "Captain Cool" MS Dhoni. The coach of the academy - Jyothi Prasad - noted her potential and from the maidans of Secunderabad emerged India's greatest female batter.

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