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Mithali Raj Inching Closer To Becoming Number 1 Batswoman In The World

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Mithali Raj is in very good form and we can see that with the performances through out the ongoing world cup. We can confirm that she has been performing well by just looking at the ranking released by the ICC. Mithali has 774 points and is at number two behind Australian counterpart Meg Lanning.

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Mithali has scored 365 runs from seven matches and scored a match winning hundred against New Zealand to make sure that India reaches the semi finals.

No other Indian batswoman is in the top-10.The Indian opening batswoman Punam Raut is at no. 19 and then Smriti Mandhana at no. 29. On the other hand, both Jhulan Goswami and Ekta Bisht have dropped points to slipped down to sixth and seventh, respectively, in the rankings

On Saturday Mithali also became the first Indian batswoman to reach the 100 run mark in World Cup Cricket. Another milestone that Mithali achieved a few days back was when she became the highest run scorer in the 50 over format.

Mithali has been in amazing form and if she continues her form then India might be able to lift the World cup with ease as she is someone who can lead the team from the front