Jhulan Goswami, Mithali Raj Achieve New Milestones

Indian woman cricketer Jhulan Goswami and Mithali Raj achieved a milestone during the first one day international which was against Sri Lanka at the Galle International Stadium.

Source – LatestLY


The premier Indian fast bowler jhulan Goswami became the first ever woman cricketer to get 300 wickets in international cricket.

Mithali Raj became the most capped captain in women’s ODI.

Also, the Board of Control for cricket in India took note for their achievements and also congratulation on achieving their milestones.

It was a very special win for India against Sri Lanka in the first ODI for Jhulan Goswami and Mithali Raj.

Jhulan Goswami has 301 International wickets to her name. Her 300 scalp came in form of Sri-Lankan top order batter Nipuni Hansika.

Goswami who was recently called time on twenty20 International Career has 40 test 205 ODI 56 T20 tickets to name.

Mithali Raj on the other hand also surpassed Charlotte Edwards who England one day international side on 117 occasions.

Source – SIMC WIRE

Belinda Clark from Australia is the third most capped captain in the women’s ODI. She has led her national team 101 times in the 50 over format.

Raj lead India women team in an ODI in 2003-04 against the caribbeans at Lucknow. Also she has led Indian team  to two World Cup finals in 2005 South Africa and 2017 in England.

2005 2006 and 2008 and to the series win in Africa earlier this year.

She has  also lead India to 32 T20s, distance behind the world record of 93 by Edwards and despite playing most of a cricket when women test were on the verge of extinction she has lead India 6 times.

World fastest bowler and the captain of Indian women cricket team Mithali Raj and Goswami been an inspiration for all of us. She also broke the world record at women’s one-day international by scoring 7 consecutive half centuries in a match in June against England where she scored 71 runs.


Around the time Raj has also been spotted reading a book on the field which reporter bliss said no because it helps our deal with the pregame tensions.


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