Indian skipper Mithali Raj becomes the first Indian woman cricketer to score 10,000 one-day internationals runs.
Mithali achieved this feat against South Africa in the third ODI after scoring 36 runs.
The legendary former batsman Sachin Tendulkar congratulated Mithali Raj on his Twitter account he said,
“Terrific achievement… Keep going strong!”
Heartiest congratulations Mithali on completing 1️⃣0️⃣,0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ runs in International Cricket.
Terrific achievement… 👏🏻
Keep going strong! 💪🏻 pic.twitter.com/1D2ybiVaUt
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) March 12, 2021
Charlotte Edwards of the England side, who quit international cricket in 2016, remains the leading scorer in the women’s game, with 10,273 runs in Tests, ODIs, and Twenty20 matches.
She led the Indian team in the 2017’s Women Cricket World Cup and took her team to the finals but unfortunately lost to England.