Mithali Raj announces retirement from international cricket

Mithali Raj, the quintessential legend of Indian cricket, has announced her retirement from international cricket. Mithali, 39, made the announcement on Twitter  

retires as most-capped India women's cricketer but also as leading run-scorer in women's international cricket having amassed 10,868 runs from 333 appearances for India 

Thank you for all your love & support over the years! I look forward to my 2nd innings with your blessing and support," she tweeted. 

Arjuna award, a Padma Shri awardee and winner of the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award in 2021, Mithali made her debut in 1999 at the age of 16 

next 2 decades one of all-time greats a linchpin of India's batting. Mithali burst onto the scene as a teenager and immediately announced herself, slamming a century on ODI debut 

She hit an unbeaten 114 against Ireland to become the youngest centurion in women's cricket. As far as WODIs, Mithali holds the record till date 

Mithali led India to the finals of two World Cups having scored 7805 runs from 232 matches at an impressive average of 50. 68 and 7 centuries 

Having said that, Mithali mentioned that she would like to enter the next chapter of life, which judging by her statement, will revolve around cricket. 

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