Mithali Raj, the bedrock of India’s batting line-up, has broken the record for most runs in Women One-Day Internationals during the World Cup match against Australia, surpassing England’s Charlotte Edwards (5992).
Mithali reached the phenomenal landmark in her 183rd ODI, taking 164 innings – 16 less than Charlotte. She also became the first player in Women’s cricket to compile 6,000 ODI runs when she struck a six off Kristen Beams.
Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli lead the way in congratulating Mithali on the micro-blogging website- Twitter.
Here are some of the Twitter reactions from the cricket fraternity: