Mithali Raj is the captain of the Indian women’s international cricket team. She is an all-rounder who is a right-handed batswoman as well as a right-arm leg-break bowler.
Mithali Raj was born in Jodhpur, Rajasthan on December 3, 1982 to a Tamil family. Mithali’s father, Dorai Raj, was an officer in the Indian Air Force and her mother, Leela Raj, a housewife. She attended the St. Johns High school in Hyderabad for cricket coaching. She also practiced cricket at the Keyes Girls High School in Secunderabad.