Jhulan Goswami (Cricketer) Biography, Personal Life, Physical Statistics, Education, Luxuries, Income & More
Jhulan Goswami is a cricketer who is a part of the India national women’s cricket team, Bengal Women, Asia Women XI women’s cricket and the East Zone Women. She was appointed to lead the team for the upcoming world cup in 2009. Jhulan is renowned for both her batting and bowling capabilities.
Name: Jhulan Nishit Goswami
Nickname: Babul, Gozzy
Profession: Indian Cricketer (All-rounder)
DOB: November 25, 1982
Birth Place: Nadia, West Bengal, India
Home Town: Nadia, West Bengal, India
Home Address: Chakdaha, Nadia
Best Friends: Mithali Raj, Sushma Verma
Hobbies: Watching movies, listening to music, reading books
Debut Work: Test- 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
Coach: Not Known
Domestic/State Team: Asia Women XI, Bengal Women, East Zone Women, India Green Women
Jersey Number: #25 (India)
Batting Style: Right Handed Bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium fast
Nature on field: Not Known
Height: 180 centimetres
Weight: 70 kilograms
Hair Color: Black
Marital Status: Unmarried
Husband: Not Applicable
BF: Not Known
Kids: Not Applicable
Father: Not Known
Mother: Not Known
Brother/Sister: Not Known
School: Not Known
College (Graduation): Not Known
College (Post-Graduation): Not Known
Educational Qualification: Not known
Cars: Not Known
Bikes: Not Known
House: Not Known
Salary: Rs 15 lakh (estimate)
Net Income: Not Known
Film: 3 Idiots
Actor: Aamir Khan
Song: Music of Kishore Kumar
Cricketer: Sachin Tendulkar, Glenn McGrath
More Information and Facts about Jhulan Goswami
- Jhulan Goswami has a Test bowling average of less than 20.
- In 2006–07 she steered the Indian team to first test series win in England.
- In 2011, she won the ICC Women’s Player of the Year 2007 and the M.A. Chidambaram trophy for Best Women Cricketer.
- Jhulan is foremost in ICC Women’s ODI bowling rankings (January 2016).
- Jhulan Goswami is the principal wicket taker in the history of women ODI cricket.
- She was the fastest playing bowler in world women cricket post the retirement of Cathryn Fitzpatrick.
- Before taking up cricket, she was a fan of football.
- Her first happenstance with cricket was when she watched 1992 Cricket World Cup on TV and was enchanted by Belinda Clark’s victory lap after Australia vs New Zealand 1997 Women’s World Cup final.
- As her birthplace didn’t have any cricket amenities at that time, she had to travel to Kolkata.
- In 2008, she also became the fourth woman to reach 100 wickets in ODIs at Asia Cup.
- In 2010 she was bestowed the Arjun Award and in 2012 she became second Indian women cricketer to obtain the Padma Shri.
- Totally she has 271 international wickets in 223 games and has scored 1593 runs with three 50s.
- In May 2017, Goswami became the foremost wicket-taker in ODIs when she took her 181st wicket against South Africa at PUK Oval, Potchefstroom.
- Jhulan Goswami was part of the Indian team to reach the final of the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup.
- A documentary on her is in the making with the working title ‘Chakdaha Express’, which will be directed by Sushanta Das, and will touch Jhulan’s voyage from the Vivekananda Park nets in Kolkata to the Lord’s cricket ground in London, where India lost the World Cup final against England in July.
- In 2007, she won ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year, and won Captain of Indian Women’s Cricket Team in 2008–2011.