Telangana CM hails Mithali for creating ODI record

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13 Jul 2017 10:31 AM IST

Rao, who sent a congratulatory message to Raj, said she made the country proud with her achievement, a release from his office said.

Raj yesterday created a world record by becoming the first player to cross 6000 runs in the history of women's ODI during the ICC World Cup match against Australia.

The Indian team now have two current world record holders with pacer Jhulan Goswami being the leading wicket-taker in 50-over cricket.

Against Australia, Raj surpassed former England captain Charlotte Edwards's 5992 runs when she reached 34, thereby becoming the highest scorer in ODIs.

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