CAB planning to name a stand after Jhulan Goswami at Eden Gardens: Avishek Dalmiya | Cricket News

KOLKATA: Bengal Cricket Association (TAXI) President Avishek Dalmiya announced on Saturday that the organization plans to name a booth at the Gardens of Eden after the legendary indian stimulator Jhulan Goswamisubject to the approval of the Board of Governors.
Dalmiya’s comments come as the CAB, in a one-of-a-kind honour, hosts the live broadcast of Jhulan’s final international match, against England at Lord’s, in a stainless steel auditorium on Elgin Road in Kolkata outside 170 aspiring female cricketers, CAB members and board members. .
Considered one of the greatest female cricketers to ever play cricket, Jhulan, currently the top wicket taker in women’s international cricket with 353 scalps, made her India debut through an ODI in January 2002 against England in Chennai.
Stepping onto the pitch for his final international match, Jhulan had the honor of making the draw for India against England and also delivered a speech during the team’s huddle. Captain Harmanpreet Kaur, who made his debut under Jhulan’s command in 2009, broke down in tears when Jhulan addressed the team. She even received a souvenir before the match started at Lord’s.
“We are planning to name a stand after Jhulan Goswami at Eden Gardens. She is a special cricketer and deserves to be with legends. during the annual meeting. day.”
“We at CAB give equal importance to women’s cricket and so we see so many talented cricketers. They are of course inspired by Jhulan’s achievements. Although she has retired from international cricket, we would like her to plays in the women’s IPL,” Dalmiya said.
253 of her international scalps have come in 204 ODIs, the most by a bowler in women’s international cricket except for 12 Tests bringing 44 wickets and 56 scalps from 68 T20I. With 43 scalps, Jhulan also holds the record for most wickets in Women’s ODI World Cups.
“She is a legendary cricketer. She has revolutionized women’s cricket and especially fast bowling. We have made her the mentor of Bengal women’s cricket as we want to get her valuable advice.”
“We intend to involve her in the development of women’s cricket. We also want her to play domestic cricket if she wishes. We treat women’s cricket with value and it shows that all of our teams are doing so well at the national level,” said Snehasish Ganguly, CAB Secretary.
Earlier, a day before ending his long and illustrious 20-year international career, while answering a question from IANS on advice for young point guards who want to serve the Indian team for a long time, Jhulan said : “There will be a lot of ups and downs in life. As a bowler, cricket changes a lot from day to day. There is more pressure on bowlers because of the restrictions and the way you are going to Preparing is the most important thing. Your preparation will be the key, how you are going to prepare in every moment, you have to be very clear about that.”
“When I started we used to play different formats like test cricket and ODI cricket also in different format and many four day test matches. Now it’s more about T20I and fewer ODIs, which require totally different skill sets. You have to be very, very skilled and it takes a lot of effort from the individual as well as the team management.”
“You can’t decide if you’ll play for the next 10 to 12 years. You have to go season by season. You have to be fit, you have to be very strong to take the mental and physical pressure, and you have to deliver every times in critical situations.”
“Now the girls are very professional and at the moment there are enough quality bowlers in this team, who are doing a good job so far. I hope the current group, especially the bowlers, will play for long time .”

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