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3 best knocks of Mithali Raj against England

By Bet Barter

May 20, 2021

The Indian women’s cricket team will lock horns with England in June. A total of 1 Test, 3 ODIs, and 3 T20Is will be played between the two teams. Mithali Raj will lead the Indian women’s team against the England women’s team. In 10 matches in her career, Mithali has racked up an impressive 663 runs against England. The 38-year-old also boasts a tremendous batting average of 51 against England in her cricketing career. That said, here are Mithali Raj’s 3 best knocks against England in her cricketing career:

214 (2000)

Mithali Raj batted brilliantly against the England women’s team in the 2nd Test of the 2002 Test series between India and England. In just 407 balls, Mithali racked up an impressive 214 runs in total. Her sublime innings with the bat featured a total of 19 boundaries. Thanks to Mithali’s knock of 204, India managed to post a total of 467 on the board. However, Mithali’s knock went in vain as the 2nd Test resulted in a stalemate.

78 (2005)

Mithali Raj ran riot against the England women’s team in a Test match back in 2005. In 160 balls, Mithali Raj smashed a total of 78 runs. Mithali’s knock of 78 featured a total of 14 boundaries. Owing to Mithali’s knock of 78, India somewhat managed to post a total of 289 on the board. The Indian women’s team needed to chase a total of 311 to win the Test. However, they could muster only 210 runs at the loss of 6 wickets. In the end, the Test match resulted in a draw.

65 (2006)

Mithali Raj looked in fine form in the 2nd Test of the 2006 Test series between India’s women’s team and the England women’s team. Thanks to Mithali Raj, India managed to post a total of 307 on the board. The Indian women’s team needed to chase a total of 98 to win the match. In the end, India’s women’s team went on to win the 2nd Test by 5 wickets.

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