Mithali Raj Stars for Rest of The World Women's XI

Mithali Raj, captain of the Indian's Women Cricket team, was a member of the World Women XI squad when they played against the MCC Women XI at Lords recently.

updated: May 21, 2014 12:10 IST
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London: Indian skipper Mithali Raj scored 67 to help Rest of the World Women's XI outplay Marylebone Cricket Club Women by 41 runs in a match arranged as part of the Lord's bicentenary celebrations.

Electing to bat, the World XI side rode on half-centuries from Mithali and Australia captain Meg Lanning (59) to post a formidable 283 for nine in 50 overs.

Aussie Elysse Perry also contributed with a useful 49 while Indian all-rounder Jhulan Goswami struck an unbeaten 27 to provide the necessary momentum in the end.

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