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WATCH: Mithali Raj becomes first woman to score 6000 ODI runs, reaches milestone with huge six

WATCH: Mithali Raj becomes first woman to score 6000 ODI runs, reaches milestone with huge six

Mithali's innings was laced with four boundaries and one hit into the stands, which came off the delivery she reached the 6000-run mark.

Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar lead wishes on social media as Mithali Raj becomes all-time women's ODI top-scorer

Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar lead wishes on social media as Mithali Raj becomes all-time women's ODI top-scorer

Mithali's 6000-run milestone was achieved with a huge six off leg-break bowler Kirsten Beams as she received a standing ovation from the Indian bench.

WATCH: The moment 'Legend' Mithali Raj became all-time top-scorer in women's ODI cricket

WATCH: The moment 'Legend' Mithali Raj became all-time top-scorer in women's ODI cricket

Mithali was dismissed on 69 by Kristen Beams in the 41st over as India went two down for 166.

England women's captain Charlotte Edwards retires from international cricket

England women's captain Charlotte Edwards retires from international cricket

Edwards is also the most capped player in the women's game, with 309 international appearances.

What about a separate IPL for women? That's what national captains want

What about a separate IPL for women? That's what national captains want

Lanning's views echoed the sentiments of England captain Charlotte Edwards and Indian skipper Mithali Raj, who have suggested a similar initiative.