Shabaash Mithu is the upcoming Biopic film, starring Taapsee Pannu as Mithali Raj. We are going to share some interesting facts about Shabaash Mithu and Mithali Raj.

Mithali Dorai Raj is an Indian woman cricketer, she played for India from1999 to 2022, and she was the captain of the Indian Women Cricket Team.

As a captain, she used to lead our team in big tournaments. She has won 4 Asia Cups for India in 4 years.

She was so good in her cricketing days, people used to call her Lady Tendulkar, She holds many of the ODI records for Women’s International cricket.

Some of her records are better than the Men’s cricket players of India.

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Facts about Mithali Raj

Facts about cricketer Mithali Raj

Mithali Raj is also a Bharat Natyam Dancer.

She is the only female cricketer in the world with more than 7000 Runs in ODI.

She is the youngest centurion in ODI cricket, she scored a 100 when she was just 16 years and 205 days old.

Mithali Raj is the first Indian cricketer to score 2000 International T20 Runs.

She has played only 10 test matches, but her average is 51, which is the best of any female cricketer in India.

She has played 5 world cup tournaments in her 21-year-long career.

From 2004 to 2008 she lead the Indian team in 4 Asia cup, and all 4 won by India.

She is the first player to score seven back-to-back half-centuries in ODIs.

India won the first test series against England in her Captaincy, that too on foreign soil.

She is the captain of the Indian women’s cricket team in the 4 world cup.

Facts about Film Shabaash Mithu starring Taapsee Pannu

Shabaash Mithu is directed by Srijit Mukherji and stars Taapsee Pannu, and Vijay Raaz, As it is an Indian biopic film so you will find more about personal life of legendary female cricketer of India.

practicing in the nets Taapsee Pannu
Taapsee Pannu as Mithali Raj

Taapsee Pannu has prepared a lot for the role, she practiced with Mithali Raj in the nets to get her stance and playing techniques right on the screen. The film was delayed due to covid 19 pandemic, but she still continued her practice with Mithali, and the film shooting resumed after the unlock 3.

Now the film is scheduled to release on 15 July 2022.

The scenes of the film were shot in real locations like Lord’s cricket ground and many personal locations from Mithali’s life.

You will see other female cricketers in the film and their relationship with Mithali Raj, like Mumtaz Sorcar playing Jhulan Goswami in the film.

Jhulan Goswami also got her Biopic film at the same time titled Chakda Express which is going to be released on Netflix starring Anushka Sharma as Jhulan Goswami.

Most Indians have missed the great career of Mithali Raj on grounds, but in Shabash Mithu you can have a glimpse of the legend’s career.

These are some Interesting facts about Mithali Raj and Taapsee Pannu in Shabaash Mithu, if you know more about the female cricketing legend of India then do write in the comment section.