Jhulan Goswami (Cricketer) Height, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Biography & More

Jhulan Goswami

Full NameJhulan Nishit Goswami
Nickname(s)Babul, Gozzy
ProfessionCricketer (All-rounder)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 11”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-30-34
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
National SideIndia
International DebutTest- 14 January 2002 vs England Women in Lucknow
ODI- 6 January 2002 vs England Women in Chennai
T20- 5 August 2006 vs England Women in Derby
Jersey Number#25 (India)
Domestic/State Team(s)Asia Women XI, Bengal Women, East Zone Women, India Green Women
Batting StyleRight-hand bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium fast
Records (main ones)• As in January 2017, the best Women T20I bowling figures of Goswami are 5 wickets for just 11 runs in the 4 overs.
• She has, as in March 2017, a 10 wicket haul in the Test format under her belt.
• In May 2017, Goswami became the leading wicket-taker in Women One Day International Cricket. She has taken more than 200 wickets in the international matches.
Career Turning PointThe high arm action and her pace along with the consistency in the domestic format made it possible for her to appear in the blue uniform.
Awards, Honours, Achievements • ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year (2007)
• Arjuna Award for Cricket (2010)
Jhulan Goswami receiving Arjuna Award
• Padma Shri (2012)
Jhulan Goswami receiving Padma Sri from the President of India
Personal Life
Date of Birth25 November 1982
Age (as in 2018) 36 Years
BirthplaceChakdaha Nadia, West Bengal, India
Zodiac signSagittarius
HometownChakdaha Nadia, West Bengal, India
Educational QualificationsNot Known
HobbiesWatching Football and Movies, Reading
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Nisith Goswami
Mother- Jharna Goswami
Jhulan Goswami with her mother
Favourite Things
Favourite Cricketer(s)Batsman- Sachin Tendulkar
Bowler- Glenn McGrath
Favourite Female CricketerBelinda Clark
Favourite FoodChinese
Favourite ActorAamir Khan
Favourite ActressKajol
Favourite Film3 Idiots
Favourite CommentatorSunil Gavaskar
Favourite DestinationLondon
Money Factor
SalaryRs. 50 Lakh per annum (A grade contract) [1]DNA

Jhulan Goswami

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jhulan Goswami

  • Does Jhulan Goswami smoke: Not Known
  • Does Jhulan Goswami drink alcohol: Not Known
  • Her interest in cricket grew when she watched the 1992 Cricket World Cup on TV. Before cricket, she was fond of Football.
  • She was volunteering at the ball-girl in the 1997 Women’s World Cup final match. Goswami was fascinated by such legend cricketers on the ground and made up her mind to be a cricketer one day.
  • She averaged below 22 in both Test and ODI format and was economical as well, for which, Jhulan received ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year award in 2007 from M.S. Dhoni.

    Jhulan Goswami receiving award from MS Dhoni

    Jhulan Goswami receiving an award from MS Dhoni

  • After Cathryn Fitzpatrick, Jhulan became the world’s fastest woman bowler. She has got the wrists to bowl consistently at about 120kph.

    Jhulan Goswami bowling

    Jhulan Goswami bowling

  • As of March 2017, the most numbers of her wickets in ODI matches, she has taken against England Women team (more than 40 wickets) with an average of just 18.64.
  • In August 2018, she announced her retirement from women T20 International cricket.
  • In September 2018, she took the 300th wicket in the International Cricket.
  • Jhulan has also served as a bowling consultant for India women’s national cricket team.