Jhulan Goswami is the very best wicket-taker in ODIs amongst ladies.© AFP
Legendary India pacer Jhulan Goswami introduced down the curtain on a wonderful worldwide profession on Saturday on the iconic Lord’s as India beat England within the third ODI to comb the sequence 3-0. Goswami, bowling her ultimate over in worldwide cricket, castled England’s Kate Cross with a fantastic supply that seamed in to clatter the stumps. It was her 255th ODI wicket, and 355th throughout codecs for India. Having starred in a few of India Girls’s most historic matches, it was solely becoming that she play a serious position in serving to them full their first ever ODI sequence sweep in England.
Her ultimate spell learn 2/30 in 10 overs and that mixed together with her 1/20 within the first ODI meant she gave followers an excellent reminder of what she has accomplished by means of her profession in her ultimate few matches.
It’s also poetic that she ends her worldwide profession with an ODI, a format by which she is the main wicket taker amongst ladies.
Jhulan had made her debut all the way in which again in January 2002 in an ODI towards England in Chennai, when she additionally picked up two wickets.
Her Take a look at debut got here later that month, additionally towards England. Her first T20I additionally got here towards the identical opponents, albeit 4 years later.
Goswami has gone on to play in two World Cup finals — in 2005 and 2017. Her supply to dismiss Australia skipper Meg Lanning within the 2017 World Cup semi-final will stay one etched in historical past.
The 39-year-old walks away from worldwide cricket having performed 204 ODIs, 12 Checks and 68 T20Is.
That her retirement comes inside months of one other India stalwart, Mithali Raj, stepping away from the sport, means it’s an finish of an period for Indian cricket.
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