Jhulan Goswami is an Indian female cricket. She is one of the fastest female bowlers of all time. Her biopic movie Chakda Xpress is all set to release on Netflix.
Jhulan Goswami Early Life
Jhulan was born on 25th November 1982 in Chakdaha, West Bengal, India to a middle-class family. Her parents are Nisith Goswami and Jharna Goswami.
Jhulan began playing cricket at the age of 15. She began to take interest in cricket when she watched the 1992 Cricket World Cup on TV. As there were no cricket facilities in Chakdaha at the time, she used to travel to Kolkata to play cricket.
Jhulan Goswami Career
After completing her training in Kolkata, Goswami was called up to the Bengal women’s cricket team. In 2002, Jhulan made her international debut at the age of 19 in a one-day International Match against England in Chennai.
On 14th January 2002, she made her Test debut against England in Lucknow. In the 2006-07 season, Jhulan and Mithali Raj guided the Indian Women’s Cricket team to their first Test series win in England.
In 2007, Jhulan was selected in the Asian squad in the Afro-Asia tournament in India and won the ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year.
In 2008, she became the captain of the Indian women’s cricket team until 2011.
In May 2017, she became the leading wicket-taker in ODIs when she took her 181st wicket against South Africa. In the same year, she was part of the Indian team to reach the final of the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup where the team lost to England by nine runs.
In February 2018, she became the first bowler to take 200 wickets in WODIs. On 7 February 2018, she became the first woman cricketer to reach 200 wickets in one-day cricket.
In November 2020, she was nominated for the ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Decade award.
In January 2022, she was named to India’s team for the 2022 Women’s Cricket World Cup in New Zealand. In September 2022, Jhulan retired from international cricket with her final match coming against England at Lord’s, with India winning by 16 runs
Jhulan Goswami Movie
Chakda Xpress, the biopic of Jhulan Goswami, starring Anushka Sharma, directed by Prosit Roy, is all set to release on Netflix in 2023. Jhulan is the second Indian female cricketer to have a biopic following Mithali Raj’s biopic Shabaash Mithu.
Jhulan Goswami Relationship
Jhulan is currently unmarried and focusing on her career and life.
Jhulan Goswami Net Worth
As per the contract, she earns ₹30 lakhs from the Indian board. She has a net worth of around ₹8 crores
Jhulan Goswami Awards
- In 2010 she was awarded the Arjun Award.
- In 2012 she was awarded the Padma Shri.
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Jhulan Goswami Favorites
|Cricketer(s)||Batsman- Sachin Tendulkar|
Bowler- Glenn McGrath
|Female Cricketer||Belinda Clark|
Jhulan Goswami Cricket Info
|International Debut||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
|International Retirement||In August 2022, she announced that she will retire from international cricket after the upcoming England series in September 2022.|
|Last Match||Test- 30 September – 3 October 2021 vs Australia at Carrara|
ODI- 24 September 2022 vs England at Lord’s
T20- 10 June 2018 vs Bangladesh at Kuala Lumpur
|Jersey Number||#25 (India)|
|Domestic/State Team(s)||Asia Women XI, Bengal Women, East Zone Women, India Green Women|
|Batting Style||Right-hand bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm medium-fast|
Jhulan Goswami Physical Stats
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 180 cm|
in meters- 1.80 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 11”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 70 kg|
in Pounds- 154 lbs
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||34-30-34|
Jhulan Goswami Wiki/Bio
|Full Name||Jhulan Nishit Goswami|
|Nickname||Babul, Gozzy, Chakdaha Express|
|Birth||25 November 1982|
|Place of Birth||Chakdaha, West Bengal, India|
|Hometown||Chakdaha Nadia, West Bengal, India|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Hobbies||Watching Football and Movies, Reading|
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Nisith Goswami|
Mother- Jharna Goswami
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