Recently, former Indian women’s captain Mithali Raj has announced her retirement from all forms of cricket. Mithali Raj has had an illustrious cricket career. Here are the top 5 women cricketers with the most One Day International runs.
#5 Belinda Clark
Belinda Clark was a former Australian women’s cricketer who made her ODI debut in 1991 against New Zealand. Clark is at No.5 on our list because she has scored 4844 runs in One Day Internationals. She has played 118 ODI matches with an overall average of 47.49.
#4 Suzie Bates
Suzie Bates is New Zealand’s women cricketer and former captain. Suzie Bates is at No.4 on our list because she has scored 5045 One Day International runs in her career so far. She has played 142 ODI matches in her career and her overall average in ODIs so far is 41.0.
#3 Stafanie Taylor
Stafanie Taylor is a West Indies women cricketer who is also captain of the West Indies team. Taylor made her debut in 2008 against Ireland and so far, she has represented West Indies in 250 International matches. She is at No.3 on our list because she has scored 5298 runs in 145 ODIs in her career with an overall average of 44.1.
#2 Charlotte Edwards
Charlotte Edwards is a former English women’s cricketer who is also considered the best English women’s cricketer. She was also the captain of the England women’s team. She is at No.2 on our list as she has scored 5992 One Day International runs in her career in 191 ODI matches with an overall average of 38.2.
#1 Mithali Raj
Mithali Raj has announced her retirement from all formats of cricket. She is the leading run-scorer in combined all formats of the game. But her ODI records are simply amazing because she is a legend of the game and she even got the nickname of Lady Sachin Tendulkar. Mithali has scored 7805 ODI runs which put her a way ahead of any other player on this list.