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|Full name||Jhulan Goswami|
25 November 1982 |
Nadia, West Bengal, India
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Batting style||Right-hand bat|
|Bowling style||Right-arm medium fast|
|Test debut (cap 8)||14 January 2002 v England women|
|Last Test||16 November 2015 v South Africa women|
|ODI debut (cap 100)||6 January 2002 v England women|
|Last ODI||8 July 2015 v New Zealand women|
Jhulan Nishit Goswami (Bengali: ঝুলন গোস্বামী) (born 25 November 1982 in 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. Recently she is no more the captain of the Indian Women's Cricket team. She is succeeded by Mitali Raj. Currently, she is first in ICC Women's ODI bowling rankings(January 2016).
Awards and Honors
|ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year
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