Run­ning Ahead

India Today - - NEWS WRAP -

The cap­tain of the In­dian cricket team, 34-year-old, Mithali Raj cre­ated a world record this month by be­com­ing the first player to cross 6,000 runs in the his­tory of women’s ODI dur­ing the ICC World Cup match against Aus­tralia. Raj’s ac­co­lade fi­nally put women’s cricket on the map, and more im­por­tantly, gave women’s sport the recog­ni­tion and at­ten­tion it re­quires back home.

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