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Jhulan Goswami becomes first woman cricketer to claim 200 ODI wickets

Jhulan Goswami becomes first woman cricketer to claim 200 ODI wickets

New Delhi, Feb 7: Senior India woman cricketer Jhulan Goswami created history as she became first female cricketer to claim 200 ODI wickets.

Goswami touched yet another milestone in her 166th ODI game. Laura Wolvaardt became her 200th victim during the second ODI game against South Africa in Kimberly.

The 35-year-old legendary speedster, who made her ODI debut way back in 2002, will cherish this moment all her life.

Earlier last year, Jhulan became the leading wicket-taker in the Women's format after she grabbing three wickets against South Africa in the Women's Quadrangular Series.

The former India captain Jhulan Goswami surpassed Australian Cathryn Fitzpatrick to become the leading wicket-taker in Women's One-Day International (ODI) cricket when she took her haul to 181 wickets from 153 outings.

With 290 International wickets (40 Tests, 200 ODIs and 50 T20I), Goswami has been the mainstay of India women bowling unit since her debut in 2002.

She is also the all-time leading wicket-taker in women's cricket. After winning the ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year 2007 she captained India. She was conferred with the Arjuna Award in 2010, and the Padma Shri two years later.

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Story first published: Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 19:05 [IST]
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