Asked my coach to drop me initially from World Cup team, says Jhulan Goswami

Tue, Aug 08, 2017 03:59 pm Posted: Saurabh Sharma
Jhulan Goswami
Kolkata, Aug 8 (Cricketnmore) India fast bowler Jhulan Goswami, who was felicitated with a special award by the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) here on Tuesday following India's exploits in the ICC Women's World Cup, said at one point during the tournament she wanted to be dropped from the starting XI owing to her poor show.

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Goswami, who took 10 wickets in nine matches including a 3/23 in the final of the World Cup against hosts England, which India narrowly lost by nine runs, was awarded a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh and a plaque by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

"I think I was preparing in such a way... earlier stages of the World Cup, I was not bowling well and I was very disappointed," Goswami said after receiving the award.

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The 34-year-old Bengal pacer, who has earlier also skippered India, revealed that she felt she could not get her rhythm right after she returned wicketless in India's second pool game against the West Indies and their first encounter with England.

 

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