Jhulan Goswami is an Indian female cricketer who plays in all forms of cricket (Test Cricket, One Day International, T-20 Match). Cricketer Jhulan is considered an all-rounder and she is also the world’s highest wicket-taker ODI bowler among women cricketers.
Jhulan Goswami’s Bio
|Real Name/ Full Name||Jhulan Nishit Goswami|
|Nick Name||Babul, Gozzy|
|Jhulan Goswami’s Height||In Centimeter- 180cm|
In Meter- 1.80 meter
In feet- 5’11 feet
|Weight||In Kilogram- 70kg|
In Pounds- 154Ibs
|Born||25 November 1982|
|Jhulan Goswami’s Age||39 Years|
|Birth Place||Chakdaha Nadia, West Bengal, India.|
|Hometown||Chakdaha Nadia, West Bengal, India|
|Hobbies||Watching Football, Reading Books.|
|Jhulan Goswami’s Parents||Father- Nisith Goswami|
Mother- Jharna Goswami
|Domestic Team||Asia women XI,|
East Zone Women,
India Green Women.
|International Debut||Test- 14 January 2002 vs England Women|
ODI- 6 January 2002 vs England Women
T20- 5 August 2006 vs England Women.
|Batting Style||Right-Hand Bat|
|Bowling Style||Right Arm medium-fast|
|Jersey Number||#25 (India)|
|ODI Ranking (Batting)||Highest ODI Ranking-24th (27.06.2015)|
Current ODI Ranking- 53rd
|ODI Ranking (Bowling)||Highest ODI Ranking-1st (12.12.2006)|
Current ODI Ranking-4th
|ODI Ranking (All-Rounder)||Highest ODI Ranking- 2nd (05.07.2015)|
Current ODI Ranking- 13th
|Coach/ Mentor||Swapan Sadhu|
|Jhulan Goswami’s Net Worth (2021)||1.5 million USD|
|Salary||50 Lakh per annum ( A Garde Contract)|
Favorite and beloved things
|Favorite Cricketer||Batsman- Sachin Tendulkar|
Bowler- Glenn McGrath
|Favorite Women Cricketer||Belinda Clark|
|Favorite Actor||Aamir Khan|
|Favorite Film||3 Idiots|
|Favorite Commentator||Sunil Gavaskar|
- Since childhood, Jhulan’s attraction has been more towards cricket. Due to her passion for cricket, she started playing cricket with the boys around her from an early age.
- After this Jhulan Goswami joined MRF Academy and from here she started training. Here she also met some famous players. During this time, She also got to learn something from player Dennis Leeley.
- After some hard work, Jhulan started seeing results and she started throwing the ball at a speed of 120 kmph.
- When Jhulan Goswami was 14 years old, she was watching the World Cup final match between New Zealand and Australia (Eden Garden Kolkata). During this time, she had also decided that she would definitely become a part of the Indian cricket team one day.
- Jhulan Goswami played his first test match against the England team in Lucknow from January 14 to January 17, 2002. At that time Jhulan’s age was only 18 years.
- She played 8 Test matches till 2007, taking 33 wickets. She took 96 wickets in 79 ODIs.
- She also played cricket for the Asian team in the Afro-Asia tournament held in India in June 2007.
- In September 2007, she received the ‘Women’s Cricketer of the Year’ award from the Indian cricket (men’s) captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni for being the fastest female bowler in the world.
- Jhulan Goswami is India’s fastest bowler. Jhulan covered 122 kms. Bowled at an hourly pace. Former Australian cricketer Katherine Fitzpatrick holds the record for the fastest bowling in the world. Catherine the fastest 125 km. She is the first woman bowler to bowl at the rate of per hour. Jhulan Goswami is considered the second fastest bowler in the world.
- A film is also going to be made on Jhulan Goswami and the character of Indian female fast bowler is going to be played by none other than Virat Kohli’s wife actress Anushka Sharma.
- In 2018, Government of India issued a postage stamp to acknowledging her achievements.
- BCCI appointed Jhulan as a Bowling Consultant of Indian Women’s Team.
- BCCI recognized Jhulan Goswami as a Grade “A” Athlete.
- Jhulan Goswami has become the only woman bowler in the world to do more than 2000 overs in international cricket.
- Jhulan has been the best bowler of Indian women’s cricket. She made her debut in the year 2002 itself. Since then, Jhulan has been the best bowler in the Indian women’s bowling department.
- ICC Women Cricketer of the year 2007
- Arjuna Award 2010
- Padma Shri 2012