Jhulan’s life and the her achievements stand on a par with those of Dhoni in men’s cricket.
The actor said she is so different from Mithali, in terms of demeanour
There will be many before and after Mithali but there will be none to replace her.
“Like all journeys, this one too must come to an end. Today is the day I retire from all forms of International Cricket," Mithali posted on her social media handles.
The path to semifinals has become tougher for India after their third loss in five games.
Skipper Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur have already spoken about how Bavare has helped them turn it around during difficult phases.
The Indian captain also became the third players after Sachin Tendulkar and Pakistani great Javed Miandad to feature in six World Cups.
The match was reduced to 20 overs a side after rain delayed the toss by almost five hours.
Amelia Kerr played a brilliant unbeaten 119-run knock to lead the home side to victory with an over to spare and take a 2-0 lead in the five-match ODI series.
New Zealand made 275 courtesy Suzie Bates' 106 off 111 balls.