India eves captain to wear golden armband

Published: Wednesday, October 29, 2008, 15:47 [IST]
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GosswamiDubai: India women's cricket team captain Jhulan Goswami will wear a golden armband during the upcoming five-match one-day series against Australia to celebrate her number-one ranking in the bowlers' list of ICC ODI rankings.

"It will be a big thing for me in my career to wear the golden armband for the first match. It is really special and I am hopeful that I will maintain my standards and will do well for my country," the pacer said.

Australia and India will take the first shot at the recently introduced ICC ODI Women's Player rankings when they go head to head in the series which starts in Sydney from Friday.

Jhulan GoswamiClaire Taylor of England leads the rankings for batters by a distance with former India captain Mithali Raj second.


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