Jhulan Goswami (Cricketer) Height, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Biography & More
Bio/Wiki Full NameJhulan Nishit Goswami Nickname(s)Babul, Gozzy ProfessionCricketer (All-rounder) Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 180 cm in meters- 1.80 m in Feet Inches- 5’ 11” Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 70 kg in Pounds- 154 lbs Figure Measurements (approx.)34-30-34 Eye ColourBlack Hair ColourBlack Cricket National SideIndia International DebutTest- 14 January 2002 vs England Women in Lucknow ODI- 6 January 2002 vs England Women in Chennai T20- 5 August 2006 vs England Women in Derby Jersey Number#25 (India) Domestic/State Team(s)Asia Women XI, Bengal Women, East Zone Women, India Green Women Batting StyleRight-hand bat Bowling StyleRight-arm medium fast Records (main ones)• As in January 2017, the best Women T20I bowling figures of Goswami are 5 wickets for just 11 runs in the 4 overs. • She has, as in March 2017, a 10 wicket haul in the Test format under her belt. • In May 2017, Goswami became the leading wicket-taker in Women One Day International Cricket. She has taken more than 200 wickets in the international matches. Career Turning PointThe high arm action and her pace along with the consistency in the domestic format made it possible for her to appear in the blue uniform. Awards, Honours, Achievements • ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year (2007) • Arjuna Award for Cricket (2010)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Jhulan Goswami
Does Jhulan Goswami smoke: Not Known
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Her interest in cricket grew when she watched the 1992 Cricket World Cup on TV. Before cricket, she was fond of Football.
She was volunteering at the ball-girl in the 1997 Women’s World Cup final match. Goswami was fascinated by such legend cricketers on the ground and made up her mind to be a cricketer one day.
She averaged below 22 in both Test and ODI format and was economical as well, for which, Jhulan received ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year award in 2007 from M.S. Dhoni.
Jhulan Goswami receiving an award from MS Dhoni
After Cathryn Fitzpatrick, Jhulan became the world’s fastest woman bowler. She has got the wrists to bowl consistently at about 120kph.
Jhulan Goswami bowling
As of March 2017, the most numbers of her wickets in ODI matches, she has taken against England Women team (more than 40 wickets) with an average of just 18.64.
In August 2018, she announced her retirement from women T20 International cricket.
In September 2018, she took the 300th wicket in the International Cricket.
Jhulan has also served as a bowling consultant for India women’s national cricket team.
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