Jhulan Goswami ruled out of T20I series against South Africa

first_imgA heel injury has forced veteran India pacer Jhulan Goswami to withdraw from the five-match T20 series against South Africa, starting on Tuesday.”Goswami suffered a heel injury and underwent an MRI scan on Monday,” said the BCCI in a statement.”The BCCI Medical Team in consultation with a local doctor felt that she needs rest for a couple of weeks to avoid any further impact on the bone.Upon her return, Goswami will consult a foot expert and will undergo her rehab process at the NCA in Bengaluru,” it added.Update: Senior India bowler Jhulan Goswami has been ruled out of the T20I series against SA Women. Ms Goswami suffered a heel injury and underwent an MRI scan on Monday and has been advised rest for a couple of weeks. BCCI Women (@BCCIWomen) February 13, 2018Gowami picked up five wickets in the preceding three-match ODI series which India won 2-1.She did not feature in the third and final ODI after India had already secured the series.During the second ODI, she became the first female cricketer to take 200 ODI wickets. Jhulan, 35, is ranked No.2 in ODIs.In 2007, Goswami was named Women’s Player of the Year. During the course of a landmark 12 months, she averaged 12.40 in Test matches and 21.80 in ODIs while her economy rate of 2.10 in Tests and 3.17 in ODIs showcased her excellent control and ability to contain.Jhulan, who made her ODI debut in 2002, won the Arjuna Award in 2010 and two years later she won the prestigious Padma Shri.advertisement(With PTI inputs)last_img

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