India women’s legendary cricketer Jhulan Goswami’s life story will shortly be available for everyone to watch as Anuskha Sharma starrer Chakda Xpress’ teaser was launched on Thursday. The film will portray the journey of one of the best Indian women cricketers and her struggles in the way of donning the national jersey. The movie will be released on Netflix. The teaser release date is special for Goswami as she completed 20 years in international cricket on 6th January.
The shooting of the movie has not begun yet but the teaser shows that it will be a cracking movie. Anushka Sharma looks promising as Jhulan Goswami and has nailed the accent. Being close to a cricketer’s lifestyle, Anushka will have a deep insight into what it takes to reach that stage. The actress shared the teaser on social media and wrote a long captain for the post. She also emphasized that the story will not only revolve around Jhulan but will also bring out the struggle of every women’s cricketer back then.
“It is a really special film because it is essentially a story of tremendous sacrifice. Chakda Xpress is inspired by the life and times of former Indian captain Jhulan Goswami and it will be an eye-opener into the world of women’s cricket. At a time when Jhulan decided to become a cricketer and make her country proud on the global stage, it was very tough for women to even think of playing the sport. This film is a dramatic retelling of several instances that shaped her life and also women’s cricket,” she wrote.
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Jhulan Goswami also shared the teaser and wrote, “When you represent India, that’s all that is on your mind. Tum desh ke liye khel rahe ho, apne liye nahi. 11 women playing to place Team India’s name in history. It doesn’t matter if they said ladkiyan cricket nahi khel sakti”.
When you represent India, that’s all that is on your mind. Tum desh ke liye khel rahe ho, apne liye nahi. 11 women playing to place Team India’s name in history.
It doesn’t matter if they said ladkiyan cricket nahi khel sakti. pic.twitter.com/H7LQ4BEzQP
— Jhulan Goswami (@JhulanG10) January 6, 2022
Jhulan Goswami made her debut way back in 2002
The West Bengal-born cricketer played her first international match for India in 2002 against England at the age of 20 years. Since then, she has represented India in 272 international games. The 39-year-old still plays with the same intensity and is all set to represent Indian at the ICC Women’s World Cup 2022 in New Zealand. The right-arm quick has claimed 340 international wickets in her two-decade-old career.