Jai ho..Mithali beats Rohit, Virat creates history with this record..VIDEO

New Delhi, Nov 12: It is rare feat that a woman cricketer has achieved in India. You may not believe it, but batter and former captain Mithali Raj has now scored more runs than hit-man Rohit Sharma and skipper Virat Kohli. Mithali 'defeated' Rohit after her scintillating innings against arch rival Pakistan in the ongoing T20 World Cup in West Indies.Mithali opened the innings for India against Pakistan on Sunday and scored a hard hitting 56 off 47 before being dismissed in 18th over. In the process she went past Rohit as the highest scorer for India (men women combined) in T20s. Mithali now has 2232 runs and tops the list with Rohit at the second spot with 2207 runs. She was already ahead of Kohli who has 2102 runs in 72 innings.She helped india crush Pakistan by 7 wickets. It was a deserving revenge for the two-run defeat that they suffered in T20 World Cup 2016. It was a surprise move by the Indian management had sprung a surprise by asking Mithali to open the innings, as the former captain did not get a chance to bat in the previous match against New Zealand. “I don’t know. By default, all my years I’ve been in the middle. So I enjoy being there and I would like to continue batting there. I enjoy opening. I enjoy batting No. 3. At the end of the day, I just enjoy batting. Chasing puts a little pressure, to keep up the run-rate, but that’s is what I enjoy,” said Mithali after the matchNews24 Bureau