Wednesday Wisdom: Mithali Raj is the First Indian Women to Play 200 ODIs. Here Are 4 Things We Can Learn From Her

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Mithali Raj became the first woman to play 200 ODI matches with her appearance in the match against New Zealand on Feb 4. Here are 4 things to learn from this unstoppable achiever.

Passion

Mithali Raj started playing cricket from the tender age of 10 and was picked up by the Indian cricket team when she turned 17. Her journey is an example of how passion and perseverance can literally make you achieve anything.

Perseverance

Today, Raj is the leading run scorer in the ODIs among women with 6622 runs. Hard work, persistence and perseverance can never go waste and Mithali Raj has proved in her two-decade-long journey.

Equality

Cricket is considered to be a male-dominated sport. Women cricket was not considered a serious play in the country until Mithali’s aggressive approach landed the team into World Cup finals. She showed the world that women are no lesser than men.

Drive to Rise

Mithali Raj also holds the record for leading a country in ODIs most number of times with 123 matches. Her leadership skills have spoken loud enough to prove to the world that for a determined woman, the sky is the limit!

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