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Jhulan Goswami Career Achievements: A Look at Chakda Express milestones

Jhulan Goswami is one of those female players who laid the early path for women's cricket in India.

39-year-old, Jhulan Goswami is all set to bid farewell to international cricket at Lord’s, proceeding the third and final ODI of the England tour, on the 24th of September. Therefore, this article is celebrating veteran Jhulan Goswami, the Chakda Express herself and the several milestones she achieved.

An inspiration for many

Jhulan Goswami is one of those female players who laid the early path for women’s cricket in India. Born in a middle-class family in the town of Chakdaha, West Bengal. Regardless, the former Indian captain made her international debut at the of 19 in March 2002. Hence, playing for more than two decades, Goswami was honored with many prestigious awards and is regarded as one of the best fast-bowlers in women’s cricket.

The many awards Goswami received

Goswami won the ICC Women’s Player of the Year award in 2007. She also was ranked on top in the ICC Women’s ODI bowling rankings in January 2016. Considered the fastest female bowler following her contemporary Australian fast-bowler, Cathryn Fitzpatrick.

Goswami was honored by the Indian government with the highest sports award, the Arjuna Award in the year 2010. She also received the 4th highest civilian award, Padma Shri in the year 2012. Once Goswami achieves the 200 wicket landmark, an Indian postage stamp was issued in her honor, in April 2018.

Celebrating Jhulan Goswami’s legacy in the field

Goswami is the highest wicket-taker in Women’s ODI cricket. In February 2018, she became the first female bowler to take 200 wickets in WODI-s. As she achieved this landmark against South Africa, dismissing Laura Wolvaardt. Further in the Women’s World Cup, her hunger for more, made her achieve the 250 wickets mark in the year 2022.

Also read: Ind Vs WI Women’s World Cup: Jhulan Goswami creates World Record as India defeat West Indies by 155 runs

Jhulan Goswami, 250 ODI wickets

Henceforth, take a detailed look at Goswami’s international career:

W TEST124410/7817.362.02
W ODI2012526/3121.983.37
W T20I68565/1121.945.45
Balling Stats
W TEST1529124.25690/2
W ODI120122814.79570/1
W T20I4620510.9437*0/0
Batting Stats

Hence, Goswami will leave the game as the highest wicket-taker in women’s international cricket. Since she has a total of 352 wickets across all three formats. Her career might get to an end, but her legacy will always be never-ending. Celebrating veteran Jhulan Goswami so that she receives the proper farewell she deserves.

Also read: India-W Squad announced: Jhulan Goswami made comeback in the Harmanpreet Kaur-led Team for the upcoming England tour

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Prachi Rajan
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