Jhulan Goswami

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jhulan goswami
NameJhulan Goswami
Full NameJhulan Nishit Goswami
NicknameBabul, Gozzy
ProfessionIndian Woman Cricketer
Major teamsIndia Women (2002-2022)
Bengal Women
Trailblazers (2018-2020)
Years ActiveNational Side (2002-2022)
Date of BirthNovember 25, 1982
Age (In 2024)41 Years 7 Month(s) 25 Days
Birth PlaceChakdaha, West Bengal, India
CasteKulin Brahmin
Mother TongueBengali
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in feet inches- 5ft 11in
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusUnmarried
FatherNishit Goswami
MotherJharna Goswami
jhulan goswami with her mother jharna goswami
Brother(s)Kunal Goswami
Cricket Information
Playing roleBowler
Batting styleRight-handed bat
Bowling styleRight-arm medium
Coach/MentorSwapan Shadu 1
Test debutJanuary 14-17, 2002 vs England
Last TestSeptember 30 - October 3, 2021 vs Australia
ODI debutJanuary 6, 2002 vs England
Last ODISeptember 24, 2022 vs England
T20I debutAugust 5, 2006 vs England
Last T20IJune 10, 2018 vs Bangladesh
Education Details
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Attended
Educational QualificationHigh School
Padma Shri, 2012
Arjuna Award, 2010
ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year, 2007
- Youngest player to take ten wickets in a Women's Test match (23y 277d). 2
- Most wickets taken lbw in Women's Test matches (18 wickets). 3
- Most wickets in WODIs (253 wickets). 4
- Most ducks in WODIs (17). 5
- Best figures in an innings when on the losing side in WODIs (10-1-31-6). 6
- Most balls bowled in WODIs (9903 balls). 7
- Most wickets taken lbw in WODIs (55 wickets). 8
- Most wickets taken bowled in WODIs (94 wickets). 9
- Most wickets taken caught by a wicketkeeper in WODIs (40 wickets). 10
Contact/Social Media Details
Twittertwitter.com/JhulanG10 (62k followers)
Facebookfacebook.com/officialjhulangoswami (128k followers)
Instagraminstagram.com/jhulangoswami (150k followers)
Manager's Email[email protected]
Other Details
Salary/FeesINR 50 Lakh per annum (BCCI A grade contract)
Jhulan Goswami is an Indian woman cricketer who plays as a right-arm medium fast bowler and right-handed batter. She was the captain of indian women cricket team from 2008 to 2011 & led Indian team in 25 WODIs.
Jhulan is considered as one of the greatest women fast bowlers of all time who at the peak of her career bowled consistently at the speed of around 120kph.
She was born on November 25, 1982 in a middle-class family to Nishit Goswami and Jharna Goswami in Chakdaha town in Nadia district of West Bengal. She also has a brother named Kunal Goswami.
She used to play Cricket, Badminton and Volleyball with equal enthusiasm. But at the age of 15, she decided to pursue career in cricket but it was not easy for a girl from a middle-class family. Her family lived on the outskirts of Kolkata and she had to travel long hours to make it to the practice ground.
Jhulan made her international debut on 6th January 2002 at the age of 19 in a WODI match match against England in Chennai. She helped Indian team in defeating the England team by taking 2 wickets and giving away only 15 runs in her 7 overs.
She made her Test debut on 14 January 2002 against England in Lucknow.
She won the ICC Women's Player of the Year award in 2007.
jhulan goswami receiving icc woman cricketer of the year award from ms dhoni
Jhulan took over the captaincy from Mithali Raj in 2008 and captained the indian women cricket team till 2011.
In 2010, she was honoured with the Arjuna Award and became the second Indian women cricketer to receive the prestigious Padma Shri after Diana Edulji in 2012.
jhulan goswami receiving arjuna award
jhulan goswami receiving padma shri award
In 2015, Jhulan Goswami was among the four women cricketers who were were awarded the Grade A contracts carrying a retainer of Rs 15 lakh by BCCI for the first time. Other three women cricketers were Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur and Thirush Kamini. 11)
An Indian postage stamp was issued in her honour in April 2018.
postal stamp on jhulan goswami
In August 2018, she announced her retirement from WT20Is.
Jhulan Goswami is all set to retire from the international cricket at Lord's during India's third and final ODI against England on September 24, 2022. She is a veteran of six Women's ODI World Cups and has represented India in 12 Tests, 68 T20Is and 202 ODIs.
Goswami is the highest wicket taker in Women's One Day International cricket with 253 wickets.
The teaser of the biopic on the life of Jhulan Goswami titled "Chakda Xpress" was released on January 6, 2022. The film starring Anushka Sharma and directed by Prosit Roy will be premiered on Netflix. Its release date has not yet been announced.
Actress Mumtaz Sorcar, the daughter of the famous magician PC Sorcar Junior and Joysri Sorcar portrayed the role of the character based on Jhulan Goswami in Shabaash Mithu (2022), a biopic on Mithali Raj.

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