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Amy Jones

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Profession Cricketer
Role Wicket-Keeper
Date of Birth June 13, 1993
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Birth Place Warwickshire, England
Nationality English

Amy Jones

Amy Ellen Jones or simply Amy Jones is an English cricketer who started representing her national side, England internationally in 2013. She played her first international match on February 1, 2013, against Sri Lanka which was a One Day International (ODI).

  • Amy is a right-handed batsman and a wicket-keeper.
  • Announced in April 2014, Amy holds one of the first tranche of 18 ECB central contracts for women players.
  • She was the first choice wicket-keeper for England after Sarah Taylor retired in 2019.
  • Amy has played domestic cricket for Warwickshire, Loughborough Lightning, Sydney Sixers, Western Australia, Perth Scorchers, and Central Sparks.
  • Amy made her T20I debut against Pakistan on July 5, 2013.
  • Amy made her international test match debut little late, which happened in July 18, 2019, against Australia.
  • She was a part of the England team that went on to play the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 championship in West Indies.

Heather Knight

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Profession Cricketer
Role Batsman
Date of Birth December 26, 1990
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Birth Place Rochdale, England
Nationality English

Heather Knight

Heather Clare Knight or more simply known as Heather Knight is an English cricketer who represents her national side England in international matches. Heather is a right-handed batsman and also does right arm off-spin bowling.

  • Heather is nicknamed Trev. She got her nickname ‘Trev’ because when she introduced herself to a cricket camp at the age of 13, people over there thought she was named ‘Trevor’ instead of ‘Heather’.
  • She started playing internationally in 2010.
  • Heather has also played domestic cricket for Berkshire, Tasmania, Hobart Hurricanes (Big Bash League), Western Storm, and others.
  • Trev is the first female cricketer who scored a fifty and even took a five-wicket haul in a single ODI inning.
  • In 2016, Heather was made the captain of the England women’s cricket team after Charlotte Edwards stepped down from captaincy and even retired from cricket.
  • In her debut international match which was an ODI on March 1, 2010, she scored 49 runs against India.
  • Heather made her T20I debut against Sri Lanka on November 22, 2010.
  • In January 2011, Trev made her international test match debut in the one-off Ashes test at Sydney’s Bankstown Oval against Australia.
  • Heather Knight has studied Biomedical Sciences at Cardiff University.
  • In April 2018, Heather was one of the 5 Wisden Cricketers of the Year. She was included in that team because of her contribution towards the 2017 World Cup victory.
  • During the Queen’s 2018 New Year Honours list, she received an OBE.

Tammy Beaumont

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Profession Cricketer
Role Wicket-Keeper, Batsman
Date of Birth March 11, 1991
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Birth Place Dover, Kent, England
Nationality English

Tammy Beaumont

Tamsin Tilley Beaumont or better known as Tammy Beaumont is an English cricketer who represents her national side England in international cricket matches who is a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper.

  • Tammy was a National Schools Gymnastics Champion.
  • In 2007, she started playing for the Kent women’s cricket team. When she started out, she used to come at no. 5. Gradually, she started opening the batting and also started wicket keeping.
  • Tammy made her international test match debut against Australia on August 11, 2013.
  • Her ODI debut happened on November 4, 2009, against West Indies.
  • Soon, she played her first T20 match on November 9, 2009, against West Indies.
  • Tammy made her 1000th run in WT20I (Women’s Twenty20 International) cricket against Sri Lanka in March 2019 match.
  • She was among the ICC Women’s ODI Team of the Year in December 2017.
  • She received her MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) during Queen’s 2018 New Year Honours list.
  • In 2014, along with Kathryn Cross and Lauren Winfield, she became the Chance to Shine Programme’s coaching ambassador.

Lauren Winfield-Hill

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Profession Cricketer
Role Batsman, Wicket-Keeper
Date of Birth August 16, 1990
Zodiac Sign Leo
Birth Place North Yorkshire, England
Nationality English

Lauren Winfield Hill

Lauren Winfield-Hill is an English international cricketer who represents her national side England in the women’s international matches. She has also played domestic cricket for a number of teams including Yorkshire, Brisbane Heat, Northern Diamonds, Adelaide Strikers, and Hobart Hurricanes.

  • Lauren Winfield-Hill is nicknamed Loz.
  • She is a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper.
  • Loz made her test match debut against the Indian women’s cricket team on August 13, 2014.
  • Lauren successfully made her ODI debut on July 1, 2013, against Pakistan.
  • She wears 58 shirt-number in One Day International matches.
  • Lauren played her first-ever T20 match on July 5, 2013, against Pakistan.
  • Lauren got married to Australian sportswoman Courtney Hill in March 2020 after staying together since 2018. Courtney used to play cricket as a pace bowler for Queensland Fire and Brisbane Heat. After some time, she changed her sport and started playing rugby league for Leeds Rhinos.
  • She was a part of that England cricket team that won the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup held in England.
  • In 2020, Loz was included in the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup squad in Australia.
  • Along with Tammy Beaumont and Kathryn Cross, she became the ambassador of the charitable organization Chance to Shine Programme in May 2014.

Kate Cross

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Profession Cricketer
Role Bowler
Date of Birth October 3, 1991
Zodiac Sign Libra
Birth Place Manchester, England
Nationality English

Kate Cross

Kathryn Laura Cross or more commonly known as Kate Cross is an English international cricketer who represents England internationally. Kate is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and right-handed batsman.

  • Kate is nicknamed Crossy.
  • Kate Cross made her test match debut against Australia on January 10, 2014.
  • Crossy had her ODI debut on October 29, 2013, against West Indies.
  • She prefers 16 as her ODI shirt number.
  • Kathryn’s T20I debut also happened against West Indies on October 24, 2013.
  • Kate’s dad David Cross was a professional footballer who had played at clubs like Coventry City, West Bromwich Albion, and West Ham United.
  • Kate’s mother Christine is a lawyer who specializes in matrimonial law.
  • She has a brother Robert (a lawyer by profession) who has worked for the Lancashire Thunder cricket team and a sister Jenny who has worked as a physiotherapist for Lancashire Thunder.
  • She has also played domestic cricket for Lancashire, North West Thunder, Brisbane Heat, Perth Scorchers, and even Western Australia Women Cricket team.
  • Along with Alex Hartley, she co-hosts a podcast named No Balls.

Alex Hartley

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Profession Cricketer
Role Bowler
Date of Birth September 6, 1993
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Birth Place Lancashire, England
Nationality English

Alex Hartley

Alexandra Hartley is an English international cricketer who has represented her country England internationally. She has also played cricket for the Middlesex Women cricket team and the Lancashire Women cricket team.

  • Alexandra who is fondly called Jammy and BT is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and a right-hand batsman.
  • Alex co-hosts a podcast titled No Balls with England teammate Kate Cross.
  • In June 2016, Alex made her One Day International (ODI) debut against Pakistan women cricket team at County Ground, Taunton.
  • Hartley also made her T20I debut against Pakistan in July 2016.
  • Her national side England had won the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup which was held in England and she was the part of that team.
  • She was included in the ICC Women’s ODI Team of the Year in December 2017.
  • For England men’s T20 match series against Pakistan, she was a part of the Test Match Special commentary team.
  • Alex has led the North West Thunder team as a captain in the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy.