Jhulan Goswami broke the record for most wickets at the Women’s World Cups. She is going past Australia’s Lynn Fullston for the incredible feat. Goswami picked her 40th wicket of the tournament against the West Indies. She dismissed Anisa Mohammed on 2. The Indian pacer, who already holds the record for most wickets in women’s ODIs, reached the feat in her 31st World Cup appearance.Veteran India pacer Jhulan Goswami surpassed yet another milestone in her illustrious 22-year-old career. She became the all-time highest wicket-taker in the history of the ICC Women’s World Cup here. With 40 scalps in her kitty, Goswami has surpassed Australia’s Lynette Fullston. Fullston took 39 wickets during her career spanning six year from 1982 to 1988. Goswami achieved the feat by dismissing Anisa Mohammed in the 36th over of the innings with West Indies chasing a mammoth target of 318 set by India.
India rode on brilliant centuries from Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur to comprehensively beat West Indies by 155 runs.
Goswami, thus, led the chart ahead of Fullston, England duo of Carole Hodges (37 wickets) and Claire Taylor (36). She also led another Australian in Cathryn Fitzpatrick (33). She has played in five women’s Cricket World Cups since 2005. India rode on brilliant centuries from Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur to comprehensively beat West Indies by 155 runs. Indians bring their World Cup campaign back on track. India are currently leading the eight-team standings with four points from three games ahead of Australia, New Zealand and South Africa by virtue of a better net-run rate.