25 November 1982 |
||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
||Right-arm medium fast
|Test debut (cap
||14 January 2002 v
||16 November 2015 v
ODI debut (cap
||6 January 2002 v
||10 February 2018 v
|ODI shirt no.
Jhulan Nishit Goswami (
Bengali: ঝুলন গোস্বামী) (born 25 November 1982 in
India) is an
cricketer who plays for the
India national women's cricket team, Bengal Women, East Zone Women as well as the Asia Women XI women's cricket.
 On 1 February 2009, she was appointed to lead the team for the upcoming world cup.
An integral part of the team, Jhulan is noted for both her batting and bowling (right arm medium) capabilities. She has a
Test bowling average of less than 20. In the 2006–07 season she guided the Indian team to first test series win in
She won the
ICC Women's Player of the Year 2007 and the M.A. Chidambaram trophy for Best Women Cricketer in 2011.
 Recently she is no more the captain of the Indian Women's Cricket team. She is succeeded by Mitali Raj. Jhulan is first in ICC Women's ODI bowling rankings(January 2016). Jhulan is the leading wicket taker (200) in the history of women ODI cricket.
Also she was the fastest playing bowler in world women cricket after
Cathryn Fitzpatrick retired.
Goswami is the highest wicket taker in
Women's One Day International cricket.
 In February 2018,
against South Africa, she became the first bowler to take 200 wickets in WODIs.
 The 35-year-old achieved this feat when she bagged the wicket of South Africa opener Laura Wolvaardt during the second one-day game of the three-match series at Kimberley.