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1997 women's WC inspired me, says Jhulan

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  29 Aug 2017 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, Aug 28 : Veteran India pacer Jhulan Goswami on Monday revealed that the 1997 women’s World Cup fil between Australia and New Zealand inspired her to pursue cricket as career. “In 1997 there was a women’s world cup fil between Australia and New Zealand and we got some complementary tickets from our school, so I went to watch it and realised if I start playing, then one day I can play for India,” Jhulan, the leading wicket-taker in the women’s One-Day Intertiol (ODI) told at the ‘NDTV Youth for Change’ event here. Jhulan, who has picked up 195 wickets in 164 ODIs averaging 21.95, said it was the 1992 men’s World Cup when she started taking interest in the sport. “I watched the 1992 World Cup which took place in New Zealand and Australia.. from there I became a fan of cricket.” IANS

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