Mithali Raj is one of the known names in the world as she holds a lot of records for being one of the best cricket players. Mithali is from India and is the highest run-scorer in women’s international cricket she is also considered to be one of the greatest female cricketers ever.
She was born to Dorai Raj and Leela Raj on December 3, 1982, in Jodhpur, India. She learned to play cricket at the age of 10. During the 2013 Women’s World Cup, she was the No.1 cricketer in the ODI chart for women. Mithali happens to be the first player to captain most matches for the India cricket team in ODI and T20I.
In 2017, she captained the Indian team to the final of the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup. The team played well but lost to England by nine runs. She was honoured in December 2017 as she was named as one of the players in the ICC Women’s ODI Team of the Year.
Mithali was part of those nominated for the Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Award for ICC Female Cricketer of the Decade and the award for women’s ODI cricketer of the decade in 2020.
She was appointed as the captain of India’s cricket team for the 2022 Women’s Cricket World Cup in New Zealand and in June 2022, she announced that she was going to retire from international cricket.
Is Mithali Raj A Millionaire?
Yes. Mithali Raj is a Millionaire as she happens to be one of the highest-paid women cricketers in the world currently.
She has an estimated net worth ranging between $4 million and $5 million.