Friday, June 21, 2024

Jhulan Goswami: The Best of Indian Cricket Retires from All Formats of Cricket. 2022 

Jhulan Goswami, a true legend of Indian Cricket has announced her retirement from all forms of international cricket. Her retirement was always around the corner with her playing for 23 to 24 years. Her international career spans 19 and a half years long making it the second longest ODI career, with the first one being that of her teammate and dear friend Mithali Raj. Jhulan played over 270 international games for the Indian team. She was India’s strike bowler in most of these games. Here is an in-depth look at the retirement and her stats: 

Jhulan Goswami Retirement: 

Goswami announced her retirement a day before the game against England at Lord’s which also happened to be the 3rd and last ODI of the India Women VS England Women ODI series. India won the series by 3-0. It was a thumping series win. The Indian women gave the Brits no chance of a comeback. They were decently clinical in all games. Harmanpreet Kaur was adjudged the “Woman of the Series” and “Renuka Singh was adjudged “Woman of the Match” for her splendid performance. 

Jhulan’s performance in the last game saw her concede 30 runs of her full quota of 10 overs while he took 2 wickets. Jhulan received a guard of honor from the English players as she walked out to bat. This speaks volumes of the influence that Jhulan has had on the game.  

Jhulan Goswami

Goswami Stats: 

Jhulan Goswami and her contributions to the game are beyond stats and titles but here is a look at the same: 

Stats Value 
ODI Games 12 
Test Games 204 
T20 Games 68 
ODI Wickets 44 
Test Wickets 255 
T20 Wickets 56 
ODI Bowling Average 17.36 
Test Batting Average 22.04 
T20 Batting Average 21.94 

Jhulan was adjudged “ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year” in the year 2007. 

She held the captaincy of the Indian Cricket Team for 4 long years from 2008 to 2011.  

Goswami was awarded the Arjuna Award in 2010. 

She was also awarded the Padma Shri in 2012. 

Jhulan happens to be the highest wicket-taker in women’s cricket.  

To know more go to ICC T20 World Cup 2022: 3 Questions to be Solved by Indian Team Before the World Cup Begins.

Read more such articles at  ICC T20 World Cup 2022: New Zealand Team Best SWOT Analysis, Squad, Predictions, Schedule. All You Need to Know.

To know more go to the official website of the BCCI. 

Nikhil Patil
Nikhil Patil
I'm an undergrad at IIITM Gwalior. Love to write about sports. Have a passion for cricket. I develop dynamic front ends too. Love to code.

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