Mithali Raj finally won the toss against England in the third ODI she revealed how she ended her losing streak. BCCI uploaded a video on Twitter in which she revealed this. Mithali Raj alongside pacer Jhulan Goswami revealed how the team was able to win the toss.
Entering in final ODI match of the series, India had lost all the tosses. The lost coin tosses include 2 Toss losses in ODI and 1 Coin toss loss in a Test match in Bristol. BCCI added a caption in the Twitter clip:
“The inside story on how @M_Raj03 ended her toss-losing streak.”
— BCCI Women (@BCCIWomen) July 6, 2021
Due to the delay in the 3rd ODI matches between Indian women and England women, Indian cricketers decided to do a toss session. The motive behind the toss session was just to check who has got better luck.
Mithali Raj only manages to get the call right twice in the 11 chances. However, Priya Punia and Jhulan Goswami were able to get most of the calls right. Also, the toss session was good luck as it resulted in India and Mithali win their first toss as well as the match
Mithali Raj goes to No.1 spot in ICC rankings once again
💥 @M_Raj03 is the new No.1 💥
In the latest @MRFWorldwide ICC Women's ODI Player Rankings for batting, the India skipper climbs to the 🔝 of the table.
— ICC (@ICC) July 6, 2021
The 38-year-old Mithali Raj once again got the number one spot in the ICC ODI batter rankings. Despite losing the ODI series against England Mithali performed consistently throughout the series. She gained 4 spots to become the number one batter in rankings. Also, the last time she was ranked at the number one spot was in 2018 February.
Mithali Raj scored half a century in all three ODI games. She scored 72, 59 and,75 runs in the three-match series. Also the 75 she scored in the 3rd match helped India win the match and avoid the whitewash.
Veteran batter Mithali now has become the highest run-scorer in the history of women’s cricket. She surpassed former England captain Charlotte Edwards to achieve this milestone.