India captain Mithali Raj became the most prolific run-scorer in Women's one-day global cricket when she overtook former England skipper Charlotte Edwards. "Played Captain's knock in very crucial game", he said. One of the legends of the sport, Mithali Raj led from the front and scored a well-crafted century to help the Women in Blue register a mammoth 186-run win.
When is the ICC Women's World Cup match between India vs New Zealand? Jhulan Goswami won the title of leading wicket taker in women cricket when she got her 181 wicket in a match against South Africa. New Zealand's Debbie Hockley (1,501 runs), England's Janette Brittin (1,299 runs), Charlotte Edwards (1,231 runs) and Belinda Clarke (1,160 runs) are ahead of Mithali who recently achieved this feat. India were 21/2 when Harmanpreet Kaur joined Raj in the middle. This was her 10th fifty in a calendar year, which is the most by any woman cricketer in history. At one stage, during the fifth wicket stand, India looked set to mount 280 but three wickets in the final over to Kasperek meant they had to contend with 265.
England will play South Africa in the Women's World Cup semi-finals after a 92-run win over West Indies in Bristol secured top spot in the group. 7 runs later, she became the first to score 6,000 runs and she did that with a six down town.
Punam Raut walks back dejected after she was dismissed early, for a paltry four.
Mithali Raj notched up her sixth ODI century and did the star turn for India.
The Proteas ran through their batting line-up to notch up a 115-run win while defending champions Australia outplayed them in batting, bowling and fielding to claim an eight-wicket win. Another greatest achievement is her above 50 averages in her career. She scored an unbeaten 114 runs on her debut.