Jhulan Goswami, the veteran seamer of the Indian Women’s team will play her final game in the iconic Lords Stadium on the India tour of England. The England Tour is scheduled from 10th September till 24th September. It will be the last international game before bidding farewell to cricket after two decades of an international career.
Jhulan Goswami and Mithali Raj were among the personalities that gave rise to Women’s Cricket in India. The 39-year-old seamer was absent from the Commonwealth Games a couple of weeks ago. She played her last international match in March against New Zealand. A top BCCI official stated that the final ODI against England at Lords, “will be her last.”
It is reported that the selectors talked to Jhulan about the future of the Indian team and its preparation for it. The BCCI decided to honor her for the services she provided to Indian Women’s Cricket and Cricket altogether. The final ODI game on 24th September will be her farewell game.
Jhulan Goswami to Receive a Farewell Game at Lord’s
Jhulan Goswami debuted for India in 2002 and played 12 Tests, 201 ODIs, and 68 T20Is in her cricket career. The seamer took 352 wickets combined in all three formats. All-India Women’s Selection Committee has picked the players for the England Tour. Harmanpreet Kaur is the captain for both the formats, and Smriti Mandhana is the deputy.