Mithali creates world record, Mamata says well done

 Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister  Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday congratulated India women's team captain  Mithali Raj on becoming the leading run-getter in One-day Internationals  (ODI), going past England player Charlotte Edwards record of 5992 ODI  runs.

"Congratulations @M_Raj03 for becoming the highest ever run  scorer in the history of women's ODI cricket.We are proud of u," Mamata  tweeted.The India skipper got to the landmark by punching  Australia's Ellyse Perry to the covers in their ongoing ICC Women's  World Cup group match at Bristol on Wednesday.Mithali broke  another record when she became the first player in the women's game to  notch 6000 ODI runs when she launched leg-spinner Kristen Beams over  long on for a big six.

IANS