Times of India – KOLKATA: Last time the Indian women’s team qualified for the ICC World T20 semifinals in 2010 in the West Indies, Jhulan Goswami was the captain.

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  • KOLKATA: Last time the Indian women’s team qualified for the ICC World T20 semifinals in 2010 in the West Indies, Jhulan Goswami was the captain.
  • Eight years later when India once again booked their place in the last four stage – this time under Harmanpreet Kaur – after beating Ireland in Providence on Thursday, Jhulan was following the action in her drawing room in Kolkata.
  • It’s not that I am missing the action but for the first time I am on the other side of the boundary rope,” said Jhulan, who is currently preparing for the upcoming domestic season.
  • The team looks confident and each one has played her part so far,” she said.India may have failed to cross the semifinal hurdle under her leadership, but Jhulan feels Harman’s team has what it takes to win the championship.
  • If the girls hold their nerve and express themselves freely, I see no reason why they can’t bring the Cup home,” she added.The lanky pacer credits coach Ramesh Powar for the team’s aggressive attitude.


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