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Jhulan Goswami (Indian cricketer) Boyfriend, Age, Records, Photos, Birthday, and More

By Saina Fatima

Jhulan Goswami

Indian cricketer, Jhulan Nishit Goswami is an all-round cricketer and former captain of India national women’s cricket team. Her interest in cricket rose when she watched the 1992 Cricket World Cup on television. She was fond of football before cricket. She volunteered for the ball-girl in the final game of the 1997 Women’s World Cup. Goswami was fascinated by such legendary cricketers on the ground, and one day she made up her mind to be a cricketer. After Cathryn Fitzpatrick, Jhulan became the fastest woman bowler in the world. She’s got her wrists to bowl at about 120kph.

Jhulan also served as a bowling advisor for the Indian Women’s National Cricket Team.

Name: Jhulan Nishit Goswami

Nickname: Babul

Role: Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5’ 11”(180 cm)

Weight (approx.): 70 kg

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life

Date of Birth: November 25, 1982

Age (as on July 2019): 36 years 7 months

Birth Place: Nadia, Bengal

Zodiac sign: Sagittarius

Nationality: Indian

School: NA

College: NA

Family

Father: Nisith Goswami

Mother: Jharna Goswami

Brother: Kunal Goswami

Coach/Mentor: Woorkeri Raman

Religion: Hinduism

Address: Chakdaha, West Bengal

Cricket Career

International Debut

Test: India Women v England Women at Lucknow, Jan 14-17, 2002

ODI: India Women v England Women at Chennai, Jan 6, 2002

T20I: England Women v India Women at Derby, Aug 5, 2006

Jersey Number: 25

Major Teams: Asia Women XI, Bengal Women, East Zone Women, India Green Women, India Women,Trailblazers

Records

Runner-up 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup

MAN OF THE MATCH:    Test – 0, ODI – 4, T20I – 3

CAREER SPAN: [Test, 2002 – 2014], [ODI, 2002 – 2019], [T20I, 2006 – 2018]

Preferences

Hobbies: Watching Football and Movies, Reading

Favourite Cricketers: Sachin Tendulkar

Favourite Female Cricketer: Belinda Clark

Favourite Food: Chinese

Favourite Actor/Actress: Aamir Khan/Kajol

Favourite Films: 3 Idiots

Favourite Commentator: Sunil Gavaskar

Favourite Destination: London

Boyfriend, Spouse and Children

Marital Status: Unmarried

Boyfriend: NA

Awards and recognitions

Castrol Awards, Mumbai

ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year (2007)

Arjuna Award for Cricket (2010)

Padma Shri (2012)

Controversies

NA

Lesser Known Facts

Goswami became the leading player in Women’s One Day International Cricket in May 2017. In the international matches, she took more than 200 wickets.

Saina Fatima