Mithali Raj Saree Cricket Video goes Viral | Woman's Day Inspiration
Mithali Raj is the First Woman to play 200 ODI international matches in cricket.On Thursday, Indian cricketer Mithali Raj shared a video of herself playing the sport elegantly wearing a saree just some days before the world celebrated Women's Day. The video, which was posted on Instagram, soon went viral on social media with people lauding her for the message it conveys.
The video, shot in black and white, shows Raj, who led the Women's Cricket Team to the World Cup finals in 2017, playing the strokes in a saree. "Be a lady" - this is the caption to her video.
It appears to be a promotional video for Citi India; nevertheless, Mithali Raj, who holds the record for her career in international cricket spanning over twenty years, sets an example for thousands of women on International Women's Day.
"Every saree talks more than you and I know! It never tells you to fit in, it makes you stand out," Raj writes on her Instagram.
The video also comprises a message for the cricket team playing against Australia within the T20 tourney Final. Addressing the team, she says “Let’s show the globe that we will roll in the hay too. Come on, Team India, let’s bring the trophy home."