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Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Jhulan Goswami becomes world's highest wicket-taker in ODIs


Jhulan Goswami, India’s fast bowler, is now the leading wicket-taker in Women’s ODIs, going past Australia’s Cathryn Fitzpatrick record of 180 wickets.

Jhulan, the former India captain, achieved the feat during the ongoing Women’s Quadrangular Series in South Africa. She now has 181 wickets in 153 matches at an average of 21.76 with two five-wicket and 4 four-wicket hauls. 

Neetu David slow left-arm orthodox is at No. 4 with 141 scalps from 97 games. She won the ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year award in 2007.

Important Takeaways from above News for BOB PO Exam-
  • 2017 ICC Women's World Cup will be hosted by England
  • 2013 ICC Women's World Cup  won by Australia
  • In 2010 and 2012, Jhulan Goswami was conferred with Arjuna Award and Padam Shri respectively.

Source- The Hindu

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