Mithali Raj misses two records by a whisker

Mithali Raj scored 46 in the World Women’s Cup game against West Indies at Taunton on 29 Jun 17 to take his one day aggregate to 5898. She was shy of two runs for his 5900 runs. Had she scored these two runs, she would have become the second batsman to score 5900 runs in the history of Women’s one day internationals. CM Edwards of England is the other batswoman to score 5900 runs – to be exact 5992 runs

Player Team Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0
CM Edwards Eng 1997-2016 191 180 23 5992 173* 38.16 9 46 16
M Raj Ind 1999-2017 179 160 47 5898 114* 52.19 5 47 04

Four runs stood between Mithali Raj and the world record for most fifties by a captain in the Women’s one day internationals. Had she scored a fifty in this game, Mithali Raj would have owned the record for most fifties by a captain in the Women’s one day internationals.  She at present shares this record with CM Edwards of England. Both have scored 33 fifties while leading their teams

Player Team Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 50
CM Edwards Eng 2005-2016 117 107 16 3523 138 38.71 5 28 33
M Raj Ind 2004-2017 102 88 30 3412 108* 58.82 3 30 33
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