Jhulan Goswami (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

Jhulan Goswami


Real NameJhulan Nishit Goswami
NicknameBabul, Gozzy
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (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- 72 kg
in Pounds- 159 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-30-32
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
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
Coach/MentorNot Known
Jersey Number#25 (India)
Domestic/State TeamsAsia Women XI, Bengal Women, East Zone Women, India Green Women
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium fast
Batting StyleRight Handed Bat
Records/Achievements (main ones)• As of January 2017, the best Women T20I bowling figures of Goswami are 5 wickets for just 11 runs in the 4 overs.
• She has, as of March 2017, a 10 wicket haul in the Test format under her belt.
Career Turning PointThe high arm action and her pace along with the consistency in the domestic format made it possible for the lady to appear in the blue uniform.
Personal Life
Date of Birth25 November 1982
Age (as in 2016)34 Years
Birth PlaceNadia, West Bengal, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
HometownNadia, West Bengal, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
FamilyFather- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
HobbiesListening to music, Reading books
Favourite ActorAamir Khan
Favourite ActressKajol
Favourite SingerKishore Kumar
Favourite Film3 Idiots
Favourite CuisineChinese
Favourite Holiday DestinationLondon
Favourite CricketersSachin Tendulkar, Glenn McGrath
Favourite CommentatorSunil Gavaskar
Boys, Affair & More
Marital StatusNot Known
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
HusbandNot Known
ChildrenDaughter- Not Known
Son- Not Known

Jhulan Goswami bowling


Some Lesser Known Facts About Jhulan Goswami

  • Does Jhulan Goswami smoke: Not Known
  • Does Jhulan Goswami drink alcohol: Not Known
  • She was volunteering as the ball-girl in the 1997 Women’s World Cup final match. Goswami was fascinated by such legend cricketers on the ground and made 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.
  • After Cathryn Fitzpatrick, Jhulan became the world’s fastest woman bowler. She has got the wrists to bowl consistently at about 120kph.
  • To recognise outstanding achievement in National sports, she was honoured with Arjuna Award by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in 2010.
  • The government of India in 2012, awarded the lady the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in recognition of her contribution to the sports.
  • As of March 2017, the most numbers of her wickets, 44 out of 177 in the ODI are against England Women team with the average of just 18.64.
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