Mithali Raj’s three successive half-centuries in the three-match ODI series against England helped her grab the No. 1 position in ICC Women’s ODI Player Rankings for the eighth time in her 22-year-old international career.
The 38-year-old, who made 72 runs in the first ODI, struck 59 in the second match and then guided India to a four-wicket victory in the final match of the series with an unbeaten 75, gaining four spots to sit atop the latest weekly rankings.
💥 @M_Raj03 is the new No.1 💥
In the latest @MRFWorldwide ICC Women's ODI Player Rankings for batting, the India skipper climbs to the 🔝 of the table.
— ICC (@ICC) July 6, 2021