Mithali Raj scored her 12th half-century in the World Cup. This is the 63rd half-century of Mithali’s ODI career. At the same time, she equalled former New Zealand player Debbie Hockley‘s record of scoring most fifty-plus scores in the Women’s World Cup.
Mithali and Debbie now jointly hold the record of scoring more than 50 runs in an innings 12 times.
A captain’s knock by Mithali Raj bringing up her fifty 🙌#CWC22 https://t.co/ETld1R829d
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Mithali’s brilliant knock of 68 runs off 96 balls came at a crucial time when India were in trouble.
Yastika Bhatia and Harmanpreet Kaur scored 59 and 57 respectively to take India’s total to 277/7 in 50 overs against Australia.
India went on to lose the match by six wickets.