Mithali Dorai Raj used to play cricket and was the captain of the Indian women’s national cricket team. She was born on December 3, 1982, in Jodhpur in India. 

Mithali Raj Early Life And Career

Mithali Raj grew up in India and learned to play cricket at the age of 10. When she attained high school-going age, she went to Keyes High School for Girls in Hyderabad. After he completed, he enrolled at Kasturba Gandhi Junior College for Women in Secunderabad. for her intermediate studies.

During her school days, she was doing cricket coaching together with her elder brother. Mithali had the record of being the only female cricketer to surpass the 7,000 run mark in Women’s One Day INTERNATIONAL (WODI) matches. She also happens to be the first player to score seven consecutive 50s in ODIs.


Mithali Raj
Mithali Raj

Throughout her career, she earned several national and international awards, including the Wisden Leading Woman Cricketer in the World in 2017, the Arjuna Award in 2003, the Padma Shri in 2015 and the Major Dhyanchand Khel Ratna in 2021. Mithali announced her retirement from all formats of international cricket in June 2022.

Mithali Raj Parents: Meet Leela Raj and Dorai Raj

Mithali Raj was born to parents Leela Raj and Dorai Raj. Murali’s dad, Dorai Raj was an Airman as a Warrant Officer in the Indian Air Force. Details of her mother’s life are unknown yet.