She is the Tendulkar of Indian women’s cricket. She started playing cricket when she was all of 10 years. At the young age of 17, she was picked up by the Indian Cricket Team. She was appointed as a batting consultant for India women’s national cricket team where she played as a player-coach. A biopic on her is in the planning stage and the shoot will start in early 2019. She is as comfortable as a glamour queen as she is on the cricket pitch. That’s why, it is worth checking out Mithali Raj fashion profile.
About Mithali Raj:
Jodhpur-born, Mithali Raj is a Tamilian who lives in Hyderabad, Telangana. Her father Dorai Raj was an Airman (Warrant Officer) in the Indian Air Force. Her mother Leela Raj, former cricketer, hails from a Tamil family. Mithali also has one elder brother who helped her start her cricket coaching when she was in school.
When you browse through Mithali Raj biography, you will realise how her ambition for batting at an early age led her to become the Tendulkar of Indian women’s cricket.
|Mithali Raj Age and Date of Birth||[celebrity_age_calc data=”1982-12-03″] 3rd December 1982|
|Place Of Birth||Jodhpur, Rajasthan|
|Marital Status||Single/ Unmarried|
|Debut||-Test: 14 Jan 2002 vs England Women at Lucknow|
-ODI: 26 June 1999 vs Ireland Women at Milton Keynes, England
-T20: 5 Aug 2006 vs England Women at Derby
|Claim to Fame||Mithali made a phenomenal start of her cricketing career in her debut ODI with Ireland at Milton Keynes, England in 1999 where she scored unbeaten 114 runs. In 2017, she led her cricket team to World Cup Final|
|Mithali Raj Height||5 ft 4 inches|
|Mithali Raj Weight||54 kg|
|Siblings||One elder brother Mithun|
|Favorite Things and Hobbies|
|Actor||Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan|
|Actress||Kajol, Anushka Sharma|
- Schooling in St. Johns School, Hyderabad followed by Keyes High School for Girls in Secunderabad.
- For her intermediate course, Mithali Raj joined Kasturba Gandhi Junior College for Women in West Marredpally, Secunderabad.
- Not much details available on her college education.
Mithali Raj is a batsman of the Indian Cricket Team. Her Jersey number is #3 (India). Keen to know Mithali Raj Latest News? She and Harmanpreet Kaur retained their respective captaincy roles for the upcoming overseas series against New Zealand.
To start with, Mithali Raj is an all-time leading run-scorer for India in all formats – Tests, ODIs and T20Is. Here is a break-up of her awards:
|2017||BBC 100 Women list 2017|
|2017||Vogue Sportsperson of the Year at Vogue’s 10th Anniversary|
|2017||Youth Sports Icon of Excellence Award at the Radiant Wellness Conclave, Chennai|
|2017||Made a record for most consecutive fifties by a player in the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup|
|2015||Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian award|
|2015||The first female cricketer to win the Wisden India Cricketers of the Year recognition|
|2005||Held the record for the highest individual score by an Indian Woman Cricketer in a World Cup match against New Zealand in Women’s World Cup 2005|
The fact that Viacom 18 Motion Picture has acquired the rights to make a feature film on her life says a lot about Mithali Raj as a cricketing legend.
She played for the Railways in the domestic competition. Today she holds the record for playing the most consecutive Women’s One Day Internationals for a team and being the 1st Indian and 5th woman cricketer overall to score over 1,000 World Cup runs. Mithali Raj’s career is so much salute-worthy.
Is Mithali Raj fashion profile going to be as clap-worthy as her batting record? Let’s find out.
The batsman in a simple and sober-looking dress for the interview.
When Mithali met Bollywood actress Tabu at Hindustan Unilever’s offsite.
Dressed to kill! Mithali Raj styled by Priyanka Kapadia in a cropped jacket by Tommy Hilfiger, a bomber jacket by Manish Arora, a Gucci skirt and boots by Salvatore Ferragamo.
Vogue India marked its 10th anniversary by releasing three covers for their October 2017 issue – one of them had Mithali rubbing shoulders with Nita Ambani and Shah Rukh Khan.
Here is the young and the most accomplished face of Indian Women cricket team on the cover of ‘Just for Women’ magazine.
Ms. Calm in the midst of Clamour. This is the other side of Mithali Raj.
You will be surprised to learn a thing or two about Mithali Raj makeup tips. She is not a make-up person. Says she “I always preferred casual wear, though my mother used to complain about it sometimes. I started using make-up very late and still don’t use it often except for social events. And even then, I have sometimes gone make-up free, and felt just as confident about myself.”
Mithali Raj’s traditional look as the one below is surely going to have a massive fan following.
Living a strict and disciplined life, Mithali Raj diet plan is also on similar lines. The one thing she craves for before going out to bat is SO GOOD Almond Fresh Milk. It helps her maintain low-calorie levels.
Then there is the SO GOOD Protein+Soy Milk. Mithali calls it a saviour for lactose-intolerant people. That’s a #SoGoodSwitch for her.
Talk of Mithali Raj fitness secrets and the cricketing star feels her fitness routine has changed with age. Says Mithali “As a young kid, I was into running. Later, I started strength training. Now that I’m 34, it’s all about maintaining a good fitness level with proper recovery and rest periods.”
Mithali Raj is the official ambassador for the new campaign of Rio Tinto’s Australian Diamonds program that helps promote popularity of diamonds in fashion and bridal jewelry, particularly for younger Indians.
Mithali Raj, the great batsman of the Indian soil, is also coming up with her autobiography. She said “I am thrilled because as an avid reader myself, I had never forseen that I will come up with a book on my journey in the cricket. But today I am doing that. I am looking forward to share my experiences and my life journey with people. A lot of things which probably in all these years I have not been able to share will be done though my book”.
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