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Veteran Indian pacer Jhulan Goswami became only the second women cricketer after Mithali Raj to play 200 or more Women's ODI matches

Arijit Barua
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Veteran Indian pacer Jhulan Goswami became only the second women cricketer to play 200 ODI matches. In the process, she joins her teammate Mithali Raj in an elite list. The ODI against Australia marks the 200th of her ODI career and is probably playing in her last international assignment for India. Goswami made her debut in 2002 against England in Chennai.

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Indian skipper Mithali Raj has played the most matches in Women's ODIs

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Mithali Raj leads the list with 230 ODI appearances for India. The Indian duo surpassed former England captain Charlotte Edwards who played 191 ODIs and held the record for a long time. The others in the top five list are Alex Blackwell and Jenny Gunn, both of them featured in 144 WODIs.

Goswami also became the highest wicket-taker in the Women's World Cups in the match against West Indies. She went past the likes of Australia's Lynette Fullston (39 wickets), England duo of Carole Hodges (37 wickets) and Claire Taylor (36), and another Australian in Cathryn Fitzpatrick (33).

Meanwhile, in the match against England, Jhulan went past 250 ODI wickets for India. Moreover, she became the seventh Indian bowler to take 250 wickets in ODIs. Jhulan joins the elite list that features the likes of Anil Kumble (334), Javagal Srinath(315), Zaheer Khan(269), Harbhajan Singh (253), and Kapil Dev (253).

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India Women lose by 6 wickets and faced their third defeat of the tournament

After losing against England in the last game the women in blue again face a defeat here in Auckland against the Aussies. Winning the toss Lanning decided to field first while India managed to set a target of 278 in 50 overs.

However, in the run chase, the Aussies took a good start before both the openers departed. India made a comeback in the 49th over but can't resist the defeat. Australia soon chased down the target in the 50th over to give India their third loss of the tournament. Meanwhile, the Aussies become the first team to qualify for the knockout stage as they won their first five games so far.

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