On Tuesday (3rd December), India Women’s ODI captain Mithali Raj turns 37. On her birthday, Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu has made it official that she will be acting in Mithali’s biopic titled Shabash Mithu. The actress proclaimed that this is a special birthday gift for Mithali which she wanted to give.
The legend women cricketer Mithali Raj celebrates her birthday with the Bollywood actress with the cake cutting. On social media account, the actress shared the picture with Mithali Raj. The actress wrote that she will try to depict Mithali
Happy Happy Birthday Captain @mithaliraj! You have made all of us proud in more than many ways and it’s truly an honour to be chosen to showcase your journey on screen. On this Birthday of yours I don’t know what gift I can give you but this promise that I shall give it all I have to make sure you will be proud of what you see of yourself on screen with #ShabaashMithu
P.S- I am all prepared to learn THE ‘cover drive’.
Happy Birthday Captain @M_Raj03 On this Birthday, I don’t know what gift I can give you but this promise that I shall give it all I have to make sure you will be proud of what you see of yourself on screen with #ShabaashMithu
P.S- I’m all prepared to learn THE ‘cover drive’ pic.twitter.com/a8Ha6BMoFs
— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) December 3, 2019
Mithali Raj “The Record Maker”
Mithali Raj announced retirement from T20 format in last September and shifted her entire focus to the ODI. The cricketer has many Women’s batting records in her name. She is labelled as one of the best woman cricketers in the world.
The swashbuckling cricketer is the only woman to surpass the 6,000 run mark in WODIs. Raj became the first woman to play in 200 ODI matches. She also became the first player from India (either male or female) to score 2000 runs in T20Is.