Legendary India pacer Jhulan Goswami is currently playing her last match against England at the Lord’s on Saturday, September 24. After that match, the veteran will bring down the curtain on her career.
Ahead of the toss for the third and final ODI, the Indian contigent were speaking about Goswami and during that moment, India skipper Harmanpreet Kaur broke down into tears. Kaur had made her debut under Goswami’s captaincy. Kaur called Goswami for the toss and both of them stood alongside England captain Amy Jones.
The official Twitter handle of BCCI Women shared the video of the incident. Watch it below:
Jhulan Goswami holds the record of most wickets
Jhulan Goswami holds the record of most wickets in international cricket (353). She has played 204 ODIs, 68 T20Is and 12 Tests. In ODIs, she has scalped a total of 253 wickets, which is also high in the format. She also holds the record of taking most wickets (43) in the Women’s World Cup.
“Well, you know what when I started, I never thought about playing for such a long time. It was a great experience, every moment I have enjoyed and I have learnt. Obviously, Mithali [Raj] and I have played together for such a long time. It was a great experience, every moment I have enjoyed and I have played together since U19 days, we had a great relation both on and off the field. But it was just bringing Team India to a different length on what it was and today it is completely different,” Goswami had said durinh a virtual press conference.
“That is a journey, we belived that we can change the face of women’s cricket, we believed that we can in the top three-four teams in the world and it was a one-day process, it was a long-time process,” she added.