Jhulan Goswami Biography: Age, Family, Education, Career & Net Worth

Jhulan Goswami

About Jhulan Goswami: Goswami, an all-rounder who bats right-handed and bowls right-arm medium-fast, is regarded as one of the finest women fast bowlers of all time and one of the fastest bowlers in the history of women’s cricket. She replaced Cathryn Fitzpatrick as the fastest bowler currently active. Goswami decided to leave WT20Is public in August 2018.

Jhulan Goswami-Recognition and Success

In 2007 and 2011, she received the M.A. Chidambaram trophy for best women’s cricketer. She also received the ICC Women’s Player of the Year award in 2007. In January 2016, Goswami was ranked first among women’s ODI bowlers by the ICC.

In women’s one-day international cricket, Goswami has taken the most wickets. She achieved the milestone of 200 wickets in WODI bowling in February 2018 against South Africa. In the second one-day match of the three-match series at Kimberley, she accomplished this by dismissing South Africa’s opener Laura Wolvaardt.

In her honour, an Indian postage stamp was released in April 2018. Goswami made history in March 2022 by becoming the first bowler to record 250 wickets in a WODI.

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Jhulan Goswami Young Life

In the West Bengal town of Chakdaha’s Nadia district, Goswami was born into a middle-class family. She was a former football fan who began playing cricket at the age of 15. Goswami became interested in cricket after watching the 1992 Cricket World Cup on television.

Observing Australian batter Belinda Clark plays in the 1997 Women’s Cricket World Cup piqued her interest in the game even more. At the time, Chakdaha lacked any cricket facilities, so Goswami had to fly to Kolkata to play.

Jhulan Goswami Career 

Goswami was contacted to join the Bengal women’s cricket team shortly after completing her training in Kolkata. She made her debut for her country in a one-day match against England in Chennai in 2002 when she was 19 years old. Her first Test was against England on January 14, 2002, at Lucknow.

Jhulan Goswami Career in Coaching

Ramesh Powar, the head coach of the India women’s national cricket team, recruited her as a bowling consultant. She is a player-coach for the Indian Team.

According to Jhulan Goswami, a biography about her is currently in production and has the working title Chakdaha Express.

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Sushanta Das will helm the biopic, which will follow Goswami’s journey from Kolkata’s Vivekananda Park nets to London’s Lord’s Cricket Ground, where India fell to England in the World Cup final in July.