Mumbai, 7/3 (AO Bureau): Due to Coronavirus, the Indian women’s cricket team returned to the field after almost a year. A five-match ODI series between India and South Africa started on Sunday. In the first ODI, South Africa won the toss and invited India to bat first. The Indian women’s team landed on the field after 364 days. The team is led by India’s star female cricketer Mithali Raj. After landing on the field, Mithali made many achievements in her name.
Mithali is playing her fourth decade of international cricket. He made his debut in ODI cricket from 1999 to international cricket. With this, she has surpassed world veteran Sri Lankan cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya in the matter of the longest ODI career. Mithali has become the cricketer with the longest ODI career after Sachin Tendulkar.
Sachin’s ODI career was 22 years and 91 days. At the same time, it has been 21 years 254 days for Mithali Raj’s ODI career. Sanath Jayasuriya is the third in the list of cricketers with the longest ODI career, whose career was 21 years 184 days. Javed Miandad is at number four with 20 years 272 days and Cricket Gayle is at number three with 19 years 337 days.