First Female to take 200 wickets in One-Day Internationals is “Jhulan Nishit Goswami” from Indian
She achieved the record with the wicket of
South African opener ‘Laura Wolvaardt’ in the 2nd ODI of 3 match Series at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley
. She achieved the feat while playing her 166th ODI in May 2017. Most interestingly the First Female Cricketer who took 200 wickets is Indian and similarly, the First Male Cricketer is the great Indian player
. She also became the first women cricket player who took 300 International Wickets in all the three formats of the game.
Jhulan Goswami is an All Rounder Cricketer and the former Captain of Indian Women’s Cricket Team
. She is a
Right-Hand Batsman and a Right-Arm Medium Fast Bowler
. Jhulan hails from Chakdaha Nadia,
. She made her International Career debut on January 14, 2002, against England in a Test Match, whereas, made her ODI debut on January 6, 2002, against England. Coincidently she played her first T20 International Match against
as well on August 5, 2006.
She led India as the Captain of the team in 51 Test Matches and 61 One Day International Matches. Being an All-Rounder, her bowling figures are quite impressive and once she achieved the 10 wicket hall in the Test Cricket. She became
the 4th Women Player to reach 100 wicket ODIs in
Asia Cup, in the year 2008
In the year 2007, she has been awarded as the ‘ICC Women’s
Cricketer of the Year’
. In the year 2010, she earned “Arjuna Award”
for her outstanding contribution to the Indian Women Cricket. In 2012, she has been honored with “Padma Shri Award”
at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on March 22, 2012. In August 2018, she took retirement from Cricket with the Women’s T20 International Format.