Sunday, Sep 25, 2022

Mithali Raj


She would spit fire even while bowling at me in nets: Mithali pays tribute to longtime teammate Jhulan

September 24, 2022 6:13 pm

Having shared the dressing room for close to two decades, Mithali and Jhulan saw the massive growth of women's cricket in India, shared many memorable wins and also some heartbreaking losses.

'Sports teaches you to move on': Mithali Raj

September 18, 2022 9:59 pm

"I don't plan anything. I accept what life throws at me and try to do as best as I can," said the cricketer

Taapsee Pannu movie Shabaash Mithu to stream soon on Voot Select

August 09, 2022 5:32 pm

Directed by Srijit Mukherji, Shaabash Mithu presents the story of women's cricket in India as witnessed by the most successful woman cricketer Mithali Raj.

Mithali Raj hints at coming out of retirement for the inaugural women's IPL

July 25, 2022 4:01 pm

Raj ended her 23-year international career with 7805 ODI runs in 232 matches, at an average just over 50. She also scored 2364 runs in 89 T20Is, as well as 699 runs in 12 Tests, including a century and four half-centuries.

Ahead of Taapsee Pannu's Shabaash Mithu, revisiting the incredible story of former Indian captain Mithali Raj

July 13, 2022 11:17 am

As we get ready for the release of Taapsee Pannu-starrer sports biopic Shabaash Mithu, here's a quick recap of the incredible real-life story of Mithali Raj.

Shabaash Mithu director says Mithali Raj biopic has a 'balanced approach': 'It doesn't show success but failures too'

July 09, 2022 8:15 pm

Srijit Mukerji is also of the opinion that it is essential to have a female perspective when narrating women-led stories.

A cricket-loving nation should love women's team equally, says Taapsee Pannu

July 04, 2022 1:22 pm

Taapsee Pannu said she felt "embarrassed" as she was unaware about the former Indian skipper, her journey and achievements, till Mithali Raj expressed her displeasure over comparison to their male counterparts in cricket.

Mithali "overwhelmed by this thoughtfully worded acknowledgment" by PM Modi

July 02, 2022 5:51 pm

Mithali Raj said she was overwhelmed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's acknowledgment of her contribution to the sport.

Taapsee Pannu on working with Shah Rukh Khan, Rajkumar Hirani in Dunki: ‘Nobody picked up the phone for a recommendation’

July 01, 2022 2:47 pm

Taapsee Pannu has finished one schedule of Rajkumar Hirani directorial Dunki. The film stars Shah Rukh Khan in the lead role.

Top Gun: Maverick, The Mithali Raj story

June 19, 2022 10:04 pm

View Review: The dissonance at the end can't jar the marvellous effect Mithali Raj had on the game in a glittering 23-year career. She leaves us with the highest of elbows, the most mesmeric forward defence, and memories to last a lifetime


Neha Dhupia, Malaika Arora and Kriti Sanon dazzle on the red carpet

July 04, 2022 4:35 pm

Malaika Arora, Neha Dhupia and Kriti Sanon were among the few Bollywood celebrities who dazzled the red carpet for the Femina Miss India 2022 event, being held at the Jio World Convention Center.

Mithali Raj announces retirement, draws curtains to glorious 23-year-long international career

June 08, 2022 3:58 pm

Veteran Indian women’s cricketer Mithali Raj has announced her retirement from all forms of international cricket.

Neeraj Chopra, Sunil Chhetri and 10 others receive Khel Ratna

November 14, 2021 3:34 pm

The ministry of youth affairs and sports announced the National Sports Awards on 2 November. National Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports.

A notch above others: Standout Indian athletes of the decade

December 31, 2019 3:44 pm

The 2010s were arguably Indian sport's most successful decade ever as they registered their best ever medal tallies at various respective sporting extravaganzas.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets India women’s cricket team, congratulates on spectacular performance

July 27, 2017 10:40 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the women's cricket team after their return from England from a brilliant Women's World Cup campaign. Prime Minister said he was happy to interact with the members of the Indian women's cricket team.

Mithali Raj and Co. felicitated on home return

July 27, 2017 4:05 pm

Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Thursday felicitated the Indian women’s cricket team that ended as runners-up in the recently concluded World Cup in England.

Indian women cricket team returns from England to rousing reception

July 26, 2017 7:04 pm

Indian women cricketers are back from the Women's World Cup 2017 where they had a spectacular campaign and reached the final of the tournament. They reached Mumbai at 4 on Wednesday morning to a rousing reception.