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 33)
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
Role All-rounder
International information
National side
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
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20
Matches 10 148 53
Runs scored 283 901 329
Batting average 25.72 13.65 11.86
100s/50s 0/2 0/1 0/0
Top score 69 57 37*
Balls bowled 1972 7189 1037
Wickets 40 175 45
Bowling average 16.62 21.78 20.17
5 wickets in innings 3 2 1
10 wickets in match 1 0 0
Best bowling 5/25 6/31 5/11
Catches/stumpings 5/– 51/– 18/–
Source: Cricinfo

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.[1] 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).

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. 14 December 2011. Retrieved 2013-01-31. 
  2. ^ "How Jhulan became the world's fastest bowler". 30 September 2006. Retrieved 2013-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Padma Awards". pib. 25 January 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