Mithali Raj retires from international cricket

New Delhi: Mithali Raj, one of the greatest female cricketers having played the game, announced on Wednesday that he would retire from all forms of international cricket after an illustrious career spanning two decades.

Mithali Raj finished her glorious career with a record 7,805 runs in 232 ODIs. She also represented India in 12 tests and 89 T20 Internationals.

The 39-year-old had already withdrawn from the T20 format and her decision to stop playing all formats was expected after India’s ODI World Cup campaign ended in March.

“I traveled as a little girl to wear the India blues because representing your country is the highest honor. The journey was full of highs and lows. Each event taught me something unique and the past 23 years have been the most fulfilling, challenging and enjoyable years of my life,” wrote Mithali social mediaannouncing her retirement.

“Like all journeys, this one must come to an end. Today is the day I retire from all forms of International Cricket.”

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