Jhulan Goswami World Record: Jhulan Goswami becomes the first women cricketer to bowl more than 2000 overs
Jhulan Goswami  |  Photo Credits: AP
- Jhulan Goswami records his name in the third ODI against England
- Jhulan Goswami became the first bowler to bowl more than 2000 overs in international cricket
- India beat England by 4 wickets in 3rd ODI to reduce series gap by 1-2
Worcester: Jhulan Goswami World Record, India Women vs England Women: The third and final ODI was played between India and England on Saturday. The Indian women’s cricket team, which was trailing 0-2 in the series, was under pressure to save its reputation. In such a situation, Indian captain Mithali Raj won the toss and invited England to bat first. The match started late due to rain and 47 overs were played per innings.
England batted first and were all out for 219 runs in the last ball of the 47th over. In reply, India won the match by 4 wickets with three balls to spare, thanks to a fine innings from captain Mithali Raj (75*). While Mithali Raj set many records in this match, her partner Jhulan Goswami has also made a world record. Jhulan Goswami has become the first woman bowler in the world to bowl 2000 or more overs in international cricket.
Jhulan Goswami bowled 9 overs in the third ODI against England and took one wicket for 31 runs. During this, Jhulan Goswami has bowled 2000 or more overs. It is worth mentioning that apart from Jhulan Goswami, there is no other woman bowler who has done such a feat. In such a situation, this world record was registered in the name of Jhulan Goswami.
In Tests, Jhulan Goswami has bowled 349 overs, while in ODIs, this Indian fast bowler has done more than 1500 overs so far. Jhulan has the feat of scoring 225 overs in T20 Internationals. In such a situation, more than 2000 overs have been registered in Jhulan’s name. She is the first woman bowler in the world to do so.
Jhulan is the highest wicket-taker in the history of women’s ODI cricket. He has taken a total of 333 international wickets. Right-arm fast bowler Jhulan Goswami took 41 wickets in Tests. Apart from this, she has taken 236 wickets in ODIs. At the same time 56 wickets are recorded in T20 International. Jhulan has been the best bowler of Indian women’s cricket. He made his debut in the year 2002 only. Jhulan Goswami leads the fast bowling attack of the Indian women’s cricket team.
Mithali Raj has become the captain with the most wins in women’s ODI cricket. This was the 84th ODI victory of the Indian team under the leadership of Mithali. She surpassed Belinda Clark, who previously held the world record (83 wins).
Most wins as captain in women’s ODIs
- 84* – Mithali Raj
- 83 – Belinda Clark
- 72 – Charlotte Edwards
- 62 – Meg Lanning
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