Legendary pacer Jhulan Goswami receives a guard of honor from England Players when she walked the aisle to bat for the last time in the International arena during India’s third ODI against England at Lord’s on Saturday. England players & Lord’s Crowd made a point to make Jhulan’s last fixture memorable by lining up to give her a guard of honor when she walked out to bat at No.9. However, Goswami couldn’t stay at the crease for long as she was bowled by England pacer for a golden duck.
Watch Players Giving Guard of Honour to Jhulan Goswami
For over 20 years Jhulan Goswami has run in, hit a length and blazed a trail.
She has bowled nearly 10,000 balls in ODI cricket, and she may just have inspired as many young girls to try cricket.
Thanks @JhulanG10, you’re an inspiration.
— England Cricket (@englandcricket) September 24, 2022
England wrapped up India’s Innings for 169 Runs in the allotted 20 overs
England Women bounced back strongly by bundling India for 169 runs despite scintillating fifties from Smriti Mandhana & Deepti Sharma. Smriti scored 50 runs while Deepti stayed unbeaten at 68. For England, Kate Cross starred with the ball by returning with figures of 4 for 26. Kemp & Sophie too contributed by scalping two wickets apiece.
India would aim to dismantle England’s batting order with an on-point bowling attack to increase the chance of sweeping the series & making Jhulan’s last fixture memorable in a real sense.
ENGW vs INDW 3rd ODI: A Glimpse of Jhulan Goswami illustrious career
Jhulan Goswami is all set to bid adieu to International Cricket as the Legendary pacer is playing her last International today at Lord’s. Jhulan’s journey from Chakdah to Lord’s is an inspiration for all young girls who aim to set their feet in the world of Cricket. Jhulan Goswami has played in 285 International fixtures across formats & will end her career as the highest women wicket-taker in ODI format. She has played 203 ODis & has 253 ODI wickets to her name. Notably, Jhulan is also the highest women’s wicket-taker across the format with 353 international wickets on her name.
Jhulan Goswami who is also the youngest women’s cricketer to scalp 10 test wickets will end her career by setting a huge benchmark for other women’s cricketers in Women’s Cricket. Jhulan is the proud holder of the prestigious Padma Sri Award.