Sachin Tendulkar's heartfelt message for Mithali Raj on her Birthday

Mithali Raj turned 35 on Sunday.

Mithali Raj is the first captain (Men or Women) in the Indian cricket history to lead the country to an ICC ODI World Cup final twice - 2005 and 2017 | Getty Images

Mithali Raj, Captain of the Indian Women’s Cricket team celebrated her 35th birthday on Sunday, and wishes pour in from several sportspersons on social media.  She is a superstar in her own right with 6,000 runs in One Day Internationals (ODIs) and 663 runs (average of 51) from 10 Tests, and the only player in the history of Women’s Cricket to have gone past six thousand runs in ODIs.

Mithali Raj is the only Indian captain (men or women) to lead the country in an ICC World Cup twice (2005, 2017), who became an inspiration for many upcoming and aspiring women cricketers. Both male and female cricketers joined the fans to extend wishes to Mithali and cricket Icon Sachin Tendulkar also joined the chorus on social media.

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Veda Krishnamurthy also wished her captain on Twitter calling her an inspiration, “Happy birthday Mithsy u are just getting better every year, such an inspiration #agelikeher#superstar#legend !!! Wish you a wonderful year ahead!! #bestisyettocome @M_Raj03.”

Sachin Tendulkar dubbed a heartfelt message for Mithali Raj | The Hindu

On Sunday, Batting legend Tendulkar took to Twitter to dub a heartfelt message for the star cricketer on the occasion of her birthday.

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He wrote, “Wishing one of India's finest athletes a very happy birthday. @M_Raj03, you've already inspired millions of girls to take up sport and I'm sure will do so for many more to come. Have a great year ahead! #playitHERway.”

Check out here: Mithali Raj received many warm wishes from her team-mates and sportspersons across the country on Twitter –


By Rashmi Nanda - 04 Dec, 2017

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