Jhulan Goswami is an Indian cricketer. Being Right Handed Batsman & Right-arm medium fast Bowler, in the India national Women-cricket team.
|Born||25 November 1982, Chakdaha|
|Height||5 ft 11 inch (180 cm)|
Jhulan Goswami was born in 25 November 1982, Chakdaha, West Bengal, India. Her age is around 40 years (2023).
Goswami was born to a middle-class family in the town of Chakdaha in the Nadia district of West Bengal on 25 November 1982. She took up cricket at the age of 15, and was previously a football fan.
Goswami began to take interest in cricket when she watched the 1992 Cricket World Cup on TV. She took further interest in the sport after watching Australian batter Belinda Clark in the 1997 Women’s Cricket World Cup. As Chakdaha did not have any cricket facilities at the time, Goswami travelled to Kolkata to play cricket.
Soon after finishing her training in Kolkata, Goswami was called up to the Bengal women’s cricket team. At the age of 19, she made her international debut in 2002 in a One Day International Match against England in Chennai. Her test debut came on 14 January 2002 against England in Lucknow.
Goswami along with Mithali Raj guided Indian Women’s Cricket team to first Test series win in England in 2006–07 season. During the same season, Goswami helped Indian Women Cricket team to get their first victory against England, making a fifty as nightwatchman in the first Test at Leiceter and taking her career best match figures of 10 for 78–5 for 33 and 5 for 45 – in the second test at Taunton.
In 2007 Jhulan was a member of Asian squad in the Afro-Asia tournament in India and also won the ICC Women’s cricket of the year (when no Indian male cricketer bagged an individual award).
|Test Debut||14 January 2002 v England (Cap 52)|
|ODI Debut||06 January 2002 v England (Cap 61)|
|T20I Debut||05 August 2006 v England (Cap 3)|
Later in 2008, she took over the captaincy from Mithali Raj and held till 2011. In 2008, she also became the fourth woman to reach 100 wickets in ODIs at Asia Cup. She led India in 25 ODIs. In 2010 she was awarded the Arjun Award and in 2012 she became second Indian women cricketer to receive Padma Shri after Diana Edulji.
She has 40 Test wickets in her name in 10 matches. Overall she has 271 international wickets in 223 games and has scored 1593 runs with three 50s. She is the highest wicket taker in WODIs going past Australian Cathryn Fitzpatrick record of 180 wickets.
She achieved the feat during the Women’s Quadrangular Series in South Africa. On 7 February 2018 Jhulan became the first woman cricketer to reach 200 wickets in one day cricket. She has 200 wickets in 166 matches at an average of 21.76 with two 5 wickets and 4 four wickets hauls. In ODIs she has 995 runs in 166 matches. In 2011 where India failed to win, she took 6 for 31 against New Zealand.
In May 2017, Goswami became the leading wicket-taker in ODI’s when she took her 181st wicket against South Africa at PUK Oval, Potchefstroom surpassing Australia’s Cathryn Fitzpatrick.
Goswami 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.
Jhulan Goswami said on 19 September 2017 that a biopic on her is in the making with the working title Chakda Express. The biopic will be directed by Sushanta Das, it will trace Goswami’s journey from the Vivekananda Park nets in Kolkata to the Lord’s cricket ground in London, where India lost the World Cup final against England in July.
Awards, Honours and titles
- 2007 – ICC Women’s Cricket of The Year
- Captain of Indians Women’s Cricket Team (2009-2011)
- Fastest Bowler
- 2010 – Arjuna Award
- 2012 – Padam Shri
- Leading International Wicket Taker
- Chakda Xpress the Biopic of Jhulan Goswami, directed by Prosit Roy, starring Anushka Sharma will be premiered on Netflix. By this she is the second Indian female cricketer to have a biopic to her credit following Mithali Raj.(Taapsee Pannu portrayed her in 2022 film Shabaash Mithu, a biopic on Mithali Raj.
She was appointed as a bowling consultant for India women’s national Cricket team under the head coach Ramesh Powar. She is playing as a player Coach in Indian Team.
Jhulan Goswami Net Worth
According to various online resources the net worth of Jhulan Goswami is estimated around $1 million dollars which is 8 crores in Indian Currency.
Social Media and Advertisements
Jhulan Goswami has also a best amount of social media following by which she makes decent amount of money. She had also done many TV commercials for Brands till now.
|Net Worth||$1 Million|
|Net Worth In Indian Rupees||8 Crore INR|
|Monthly Income And Salary||6 – 7 lakh|
|Yearly Income||1 Crore +|
|Income Source||Cricket, Advertisement|
Social Media of Jhulan Goswami
Jhulan Goswami has also a huge amount of Fan following over her social media platforms. She has total 2.4 million followers combining her Instagram, Twitter .
Jhulan Goswami posts entertaining content on her Instagram with members of Team India at a period of time. Her reels also got viral many times till now.
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
1.What is the net worth of Jhulan Goswami in Indian rupees?
Ans. The net worth of Jhulan Goswami in 8 crores in Indian rupees.
2. How old is Jhulan Goswami?
Ans.Jhulan Goswami is 40 years old.
3. Nick name of Jhulan Goswami?
Ans. No any Nick name of Jhulan Goswami.
4. Which state in Jhulan Goswami Belongs ?
Ans.Jhulan Goswami Belongs to West Bengal.
5.For which team Jhulan Goswami Played IPL in 2023 ?
Ans. Jhulan Goswami Played is Not IPL.
6. Is Jhulan Goswami play cricket for India ?
Ans. Jhulan Goswami took retirement from all format of cricket in 2022.