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Jhulan Goswami honored for her achievement in women's cricket

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Apr 23, 2018, 9:52 am IST
Updated Apr 23, 2018, 10:25 am IST
Goswami became the leading wicket-taker in the ODI format after picking up 200 wickets in the ODIs .
Goswami, who made her ODI debut in 2002 have went onto take 203 wickets from 169 matches. (Photo: AFP)
 Goswami, who made her ODI debut in 2002 have went onto take 203 wickets from 169 matches. (Photo: AFP)

Kolkata: India Women’s cricket team veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami added yet another feather to her already illustrious career, after she was was honoured by Indian postal stamp on Friday with a postage stamp for her achievement in women's cricket.

According to reports in Cricbuzz, the stamp, which features her photo was unveiled at the Calcutta Sports Journalists' club on Friday in the presence of former India captain Sourav Ganguly.

 

Goswami became the leading wicket-taker in the ODI format last year after becoming the first women's cricketer to pick up 200 wickets in the ODIs . She overtook Australia's Cathryn Fitzpatrick, during the Quadrangular series in South Africa last May.

Goswami, who made her ODI debut in 2002 have went onto take 203 wickets from 169 matches at an average of 21.77. In the ten Tests she has played in her career, the pacer has bagged 40 wickets at an average of 16.62 with three five-wicket hauls.

 

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