India fast bowler Jhulan Goswami.
- She was among the 4 Indian players to have made it to the XI within the Team of the Decade
- Veteran Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur and Poonam Yadav are the other players
- Goswami stated that the 2017 World Cup semi-final win against Australia was her best cricketing memory
India fast bowler Jhulan Goswami recently completed 19 years in international cricket, and earlier this week added another feather to her illustrious career when she was named within the ICC Ladies’s ODI Team of the Decade.
She was amongst three other Indian players to have made it to the XI within the Team of the Decade. Veteran Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur and Poonam Yadav are the other players.
Looking back at her long career, Goswami mentioned that the 2017 World Cup semi-final win against Australia remained to be considered one of her best cricketing recollections.
India beat Australia by 36 runs to progress into their finals of the 2017 World Cup, where they eventually lost to England and finished as the runners-up within the match.
When asked about her best cricketing recollections, Jhulan Goswami said on Sports Today, “2017 World Cup semi-final match, to beat Australia. If in case you have seen Australian cricket, they’re a well superior and well-prepared side. They’ve batters till No. 9 and No. 10. However we came out and performed in such a way, it was an incredible performance from our team.”
She went on to add that it was not just her 2/35 in that game that was special to her however the performance of the entire team.
“It was not just about me, however the complete side performed well. Individuals by no means thought that India could beat Australia. They were the hot favourite. That match was something completely different, certainly one of my best moment that World Cup semi-final,” she stated.
Beating Australia in Australia was special, says Goswami
Jhulan also added another moment she cherishes is the 2016 T20 series between India and Australia.
“Yet one more moment, I remember well, is the 2016 T20 series between India and Australia. We beat Australia in Australia, and won the series. That was the first time India won some series from Australia. It had never occurred before. That series was additionally very special. No one gave us the count that India was going to beat Australia. We had just played a couple of matches (before the series) and with our brilliance and team effort we simply matched them,” she added.