|Sophie Devine Quick Look|
|Date of Birth||September 1, 1989|
|Birth Place||Porirua, New Zealand|
Sophie Frances Monique Devine is a New Zealand sportsperson who has represented her country in both cricket and field hockey. She is though better known for cricket and is a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium bowler.
- Sophie started playing cricket for New Zealand internationally in 2006.
- Her first-ever international match was a T20 match which she played on October 18, 2006, against Australia.
- She made her ODI debut against Australia as well on October 22, 2006.
- In July 2020, she started serving as a captain of New Zealand’s women’s cricket team. Before her, Amy Satterthwaite was the captain.
- Sophie is known for not wearing a helmet while batting which is a rare situation in 21st-century cricket.
- In December 2017, Sophie was included in the ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year.
- At 4, she started playing cricket and hockey.
- She was nominated for the ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Decade award in November 2020.
- In July 2015, Sophie made a new international record (men or women) of scoring the fastest Twenty20 half-century which she did from 18 balls. She also scored the fastest 70 runs from 22 balls.
- Sophie made 32 runs in a single over in her first match against India.