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Jhulan Goswami to honor with postage stamp, See Pics
Jhulan Goswami to honor with postage stamp, See Pics

 

It was a great pleasure for Jhulan Goswami as she was the leading wicket-taker for India. All-rounder form Indian women's cricket team's star Jhulan Goswami has been honoured with a commemorative postage stamp in Kolkata. Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly was present at the unveiling on Friday at the Calcutta Sports Journalists' Club.

The 35-year-old, Jhulan became the first bowler to take 200 wickets in women's ODIs when she dismissed South Africa's Laura Wolvaardt in the second match at Kimberley of the three-ODI series in last February. It was the last year, all-rounder Jhulan Goswami had become the leading wicket-taker in women's ODIs - incidentally, that feat had also come against South Africa when she had trapped Raisibe Ntozakhe leg before wicket during the Women's Quadrangular Series.

The Indian women’s cricket team, who is dominate the world record books in women's ODI. Skipper of Indian women’s cricket team Mithali Raj is the leading run-scorer in women's ODIs and is ranked number seven.

In 2007, Goswami was named Women's Player of the Year. During the course of a landmark 12 months, she averaged 12.40 in Test matches and 21.80 in ODIs while her economy rate of 2.10 in Tests and 3.17 in ODIs showcased her excellent control and ability to contain.

The 35-year-old Jhulan Goswami, who ranked 5th in the ICC women’s ranking. Jhulan, who made her ODI debut back in 2002, won the Arjuna Award in 2010 and two years later she won the prestigious Padma Shri.

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