INDW vs WIW: Twitter In Overdrive As Jhulan Goswami Makes Women’s World Cup History

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India pacer Jhulan Goswami on Saturday became the all-time leading wicket-taker in the history of the ICC Women’s World Cup. Jhulan achieved the feat during India’s win over the West Indies in their third match of the tournament at the Seddon Park. She dismissed Anisa Mohammed to register her 40th dismissal in Women’s World Cup. The 39-year-old went past former Australia cricketer Lyn Fullston, who had taken 39 wickets in Women’s World Cups. Fans took to Twitter on Saturday and lauded the veteran pacer on her achievement.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to Jhulan Goswami’s historic achievment:

“What an amazing achievement for @JhulanG10 to become the highest wicket taker in @cricketworldcup. Goes to 40 wickets and not done yet!! So happy for her,” former Australia cricketer Lisa Sthalekar tweeted.

“Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur, Jhulan Goswami, Sneh Raha, Meghana Singh…it’s all come together wonderfully today for the Women in Blue! Cheering for you,” Sanjana Ganesan captioned a post on Twitter.

“Jhulan Goswami becomes the Highest Wickettaker in the history of Women’s World Cup History – What a Legend,” a Twitter user wrote.

“Jhulan Goswami: A legend. A servant of the game. Even after two decades, she is still India’s best seamer. Her longevity and everything she has contributed to the game will forever be an essential part of Indian cricketing lore,” a fan wrote on Twitter.

“Jhulan Goswami being the leading wicket taker in ODI World Cups is my favourite moment from this World Cup,” another user wrote.

“An Indian fast bowler ascends to the zenith highest wicket takers list in the womens World Cup. We ought to celebrate Jhulan Goswami more – she is a treasure,” another user tweeted.

India defeated West Indies by 155 runs to register their second win of the tournament. They next take on England Women at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui on March 16.

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