Jhulan Goswami

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Jhulan Goswami
Jhulan Goswami (10 March 2009, Sydney).jpg
Personal information
Full name Jhulan Goswami
Born (1982-11-25) 25 November 1982 (age 32)
Nadia, West Bengal, India
Nickname Babul
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium fast
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 8) 14 January 2002 v England women
Last Test 29 August 2006 v England women
ODI debut (cap 100) 6 January 2002 v England women
Last ODI 21 March 2009 v Australia women
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20
Matches 8 100 6
Runs scored 263 420 43
Batting average 29.22 12.00
100s/50s 0/2 0/0 0/0
Top score 69 46 27*
Balls bowled 1618 4735 132
Wickets 33 109 2
Bowling average 16.36 22.66 60.50
5 wickets in innings 3 1 0
10 wickets in match 1 0 0
Best bowling 5/25 5/16 2/14
Catches/stumpings 5/– 38/– 2/–
Source: CricketArchive, 22 September 2009

Jhulan Goswami (Bengali: ঝুলন গোস্বামী) (born 25 November 1983, Nadia, West Bengal, India) is an all round cricketer who plays for the India national women's cricket team, Bengal Women, East Zone Women as well as the Asia Women XI women's cricket team.On 1 February 2009, she was appointed to lead the team for the upcoming world cup.

An integral part of the team, Jhulan is noted for both her batting and bowling (right arm medium) capabilities. She has a Test bowling average of less than 20. In the 2006-07 season she guided the Indian team to first test series win in England.

She won the ICC Women's Player of the Year 2007 and the M.A. Chidambaram trophy for Best Women Cricketer in 2011.[1] Recently she is no more the captain of the Indian Women's Cricket team. She is succeeded by Mitali Raj.

Also she was the fastest playing bowler in world women cricket after Cathryn Fitzpatrick retired.[2]

Awards and Honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Making Giant Strides". The Hindu. December 14, 2011. Retrieved 2013-01-31. 
  2. ^ "How Jhulan became the world's fastest bowler". September 30, 2006. Retrieved 2013-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Padma Awards". pib. January 25, 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-31. 

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Preceded by
Karen Rolton
ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year
2007
Succeeded by
Charlotte Edwards