Jhulan Goswami

Jhulan Goswami


National Side


Date of Birth




Place of Birth

Chakdaha, Nadia, West Bengal

Batting Style

Right-hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right-arm medium


The ‘Lightning Lady’ of Indian Women’s Cricket, Jhulan Goswami made her ODI debut on 6th January 2002 against England and made her Test debut on 14th January 2002 against England.


She was appointed the captain of the Indian team for the 2009 world cup and led the team till 2011.


Goswami became the leading wicket-taker in ODIs when she took her 181st wicket against South Africa at PUK Oval, Potchefstroom, surpassing Australia’s Cathryn Fitzpatrick in May 2017. She became the first woman cricketer to reach 200 wickets in one day cricket in 166 matches on 7th February 2018.


In 2007, she won the ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year.