Jhulan Goswami

Jhulan Goswami Bio

Jhulan Goswami, an Indian International Cricketer, is best known for her hit performances in women’s cricket championships. She is also well-known as the former captain of the Indian national women’s cricket team. Jhulan is best regarded as an all-rounder who bats right-handed and bowls right-arm medium-fast and also said to be one of the greatest women fast bowlers of all time and one of the fastest bowlers in the history of women’s cricket and the fastest contemporary bowler. In August 2018, Jhulan announced her retirement from WT20Is. She has won the ICC Women’s Player of the Year award in 2007 and the M.A. Chidambaram Trophy for Best Women’s Cricketer in 2011. She was also ranked first in the ICC Women’s ODI bowling rankings in January 2016. Goswami is regarded as the highest wicket-taker in Women’s One Day International cricket. In April 2018, an Indian postage stamp was issued in Goswami’s honor.

Jhulan Goswami Bio

Jhulan Goswami  
Full NameJhulan Nishit Goswami
Nickname(s)Babul, Gozzy
ProfessionCricketer (All-rounder)
Personal Information
Date of Birth25th November 1982
Age (as in 2021)39 Years
BirthplaceChakdaha Nadia, West Bengal, India
Zodiac signSagittarius
HometownChakdaha Nadia, West Bengal, India
Educational QualificationsNot Known
HobbiesWatching Football and Movies, Reading
Physical Statistics
Height (approx.)5'11" (180 cm, 1.80 m)
Weight (approx.)70 kg (154 lbs)
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-30-34
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Cricket and career
National SideIndia
International DebutTest- 14 January 2002 vs England Women in Lucknow
ODI- 6 January 2002 vs England Women in Chennai
T20- 5 August 2006 vs England Women in Derby
Jersey Number#25 (India)
Domestic/State Team(s)Asia Women XI, Bengal Women, East Zone Women, India Green Women
Batting StyleRight-hand bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium fast
Records (main ones)• As in January 2017, the best Women T20I bowling figures of Goswami are 5 wickets for just 11 runs in the 4 overs.
• She has, as in March 2017, a 10 wicket haul in the Test format under her belt.
• In May 2017, Goswami became the leading wicket-taker in Women One Day International Cricket. She has taken more than 200 wickets in the international matches.
Career Turning PointThe high arm action and her pace along with the consistency in the domestic format made it possible for her to appear in the blue uniform.
Awards, Honours, Achievements• ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year (2007)
• Arjuna Award for Cricket (2010)
• Padma Shri (2012)
ParentsFather- Nisith Goswami
Mother- Jharna Goswami
Marital StatusUnmarried
Favourite Cricketer(s)Batsman- Sachin Tendulkar
Bowler- Glenn McGrath
Favourite Female CricketerBelinda Clark
Favourite FoodChinese
Favourite ActorAamir Khan
Favourite ActressKajol
Favourite Film3 Idiots
Favourite CommentatorSunil Gavaskar
Favourite DestinationLondon
Net Worth
SalaryRs. 50 Lakh per annum (A grade contract) 

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