Jhulan Goswami Becomes Highest Wicket-Taker

Indian women cricket player from West Bengal Jhulan Goswami has become the highest wicket-taker in Women’s One-Day Internationals.

She surpassed the record of 180 wickets  by Australian Cathryn Fitzpatrick.

Goswami, 34, took three wickets against South Africa Women during the Women’s Quadrangular Series in South Africa taking her career tally of wickets to 181 in 153 matches at an average of 21.76.

With 271 International wickets (Tests, ODIs and T20I), Goswami is 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.