List of Career Milestones for Jhulan Goswami

An Indian great and an icon of women’s cricket, Jhulan Goswami, on the 24th of September, at the Lord’s cricket ground is set to bid farewell to the great game that she’s served for over 20 years. India’s ongoing tour of England was opted as Jhulan Goswami’s farewell series by the Broad of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after she’d missed out on India’s tour of Sri Lanka mid this year.


Jhulan Goswami. PC: Getty Images
Jhulan Goswami. PC: Getty Images


The face of Indian cricket, Jhulan Goswami, has been one of India’s finest produced fast bowlers and her glorious and illustrious career that spans over 20 years has seen her breach and create so many records and celebrate milestones that we bring to you right below.


• 353 – Most wickets in Women’s Internationals

• 253 – Most wickets in Women’s ODIs

• 43 – Most wickets in Women’s World Cups

• 2260.2 – Most overs bowled in Women’s internationals

• 6/31 – 3rd best figures in ODIs for India

• 44 – Test match wickets for India (12 matches)

• 204 – 2nd most Women’s ODIS

• 20y 261d – 2nd longest Women’s ODI career

• 2007 – ICC Women’s Player of the Year

• 2 – Runners up medal in 2005 and 2017 World Cups

• 3 – Three-time winner of Asia Cup

• 10/78 – Youngest (23 y/o) to a 10-wicket haul in Test match cricket

• 2008-11 – Captained India

• 2010 – Won the highly prestigious, Arjuna Award

• 2012 – Yet another prestigious award, the Padma Shri

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Jhulan Goswami is the leading wicket-taker in ODI with 253 wickets to her name in 201 innings with best figures of 6/31 and a stunningly brilliant average of 3.37. Jhulan has picked up 44 wickets in 12 Test matches (21 innings) with best figures of 5/25 in an innings and 10/78 in a match and in the shortest format, she’s played 68 T20I’s which see her with 56 wickets and the best figures of 5/11.

The ever-inspiring career she’s had when will have a full stop put over it on the 24th of September at cricket’s iconic venue, Lord’s, will simply be an absolute fitting end that many don’t and didn’t experience as an honour to their years of service which were filled with pain, sweat, tears, commitment and joy.

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