Top 6 England Women’s National Cricket Team Players

Top 6 England Women National Cricket Team Players

In this article, we’ll read about the top 8 England women’s national cricket team players. In international women’s cricket, the England women’s cricket team represents England and Wales. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) manages the team, and they first played Tests in 1934–35, when they defeated Australia 2–0 in a three-match series. Heather Knight is their current captain. An England Women’s Academy team, made up of players who are just behind the full England squad, also exists. [8]

They were named BBC Sports Personality Team of the Year in 2017.

Top 6 England Women National Cricket Team Players | 2022 update

1.Heather Knight
2.Danni Wyatt
3.Nat Sciver
4.Sophie Ecclestone
5.Anya Shrubsole
6. Kate Cross

Heather Knight – First England Women cricket Players

Heather Knight - England Women cricket Players

Heather Knight captained England in her maiden Women’s Cricket World Cup, and the squad won the tournament despite losing the opening match to India. In the second group match against Pakistan, she and Natalie Sciver put on a record third-wicket partnership (213) as England defeated Pakistan easily by 107 runs.  Knight guided England to a 9-run victory over India in the final at Lord’s.

She received an OBE in the Queen’s 2018 New Year Honours list as a result of the team’s victory.

For her role in the 2017 World Cup win, she was awarded one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in April 2018.

Danni Wyatt

Danni Wyatt - England Women cricket Players

Danielle Nicole Wyatt is an English cricketer who has represented Sussex, the Southern Vipers, the Southern Brave, and the England national team. She bats right-handed and bowls right-arm off break as an all-rounder. On March 1, 2010, she made her England debut against India in Mumbai.

Wyatt was a member of England’s victorious women’s cricket squad at the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup. She was selected as one of the players in the ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year in December 2017.

In March 2018, she achieved her second WT20I century in her career in a match against India during the 2018 Women’s T20I Tri-Nations Series in India, where her 124-run performance propelled England to the highest ever successful chase by any side in a WT20I match (199/3). She became the second female cricketer after Deandra Dottin to hit two hundred in WT20Is, and she also scored the second-highest individual score in a WT20I, barely behind Meg Lanning’s 126.

Her 124-run innings are the best by an opener in a WT20I match, and she also holds the record for the second-fastest century by a player in WT20I innings with 52 balls, trailing only Deandra Dottin’s 38-ball century.
She was nominated to England’s squad for the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 event in the West Indies in October of 2018.

Nat Sciver

Nat Sciver

Sciver, Natalie Ruth She was the first woman to score a hat-trick in a Women’s Twenty20 International match for England. Sciver’s “Natmeg” shot was termed after a game in which she struck a cricket ball through her legs.

Sciver captained England for the first time in international cricket on March 7, 2021, in the third WT20I match against New Zealand, after Heather Knight was forced to withdraw due to injury.

She began playing cricket as a teenager for Stoke d’Abernon, a Surrey club team. She also played cricket at Epsom College, where she was a member of the 1st XI for two seasons. Nat progressed to the England Women’s Academy after a period in Surrey’s Academy. Where she played for the Surrey county team. She was selected for the 2013 limited-overs series against Pakistan. When she earned her official England debut, following some successful games in the academy team. She became the first England cricketer to take an international T20 hat-trick in a WT20I match against New Zealand.

She was termed to the England women’s Academy group for a visit to Dubai in April 2015. There she competed in two 50-over games and two Twenty20 matches against Australian rivals.

During the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup, she and Heather Knight set the record for the biggest third-wicket stand (213) in the tournament’s history.

 In the same World Cup, Sciver and Tammy Beaumont set a new record for the biggest fourth-wicket partnership (170) in Women’s World Cup history. Sciver was part of the victorious team at the 2017 World Cup, which took place in England. For her role in the World Cup success the previous summer, she was named one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 2018.

Sophie Ecclestone

Sophie Ecclestone

Sophie Ecclestone is an English cricketer who plays for Manchester Originals and the England women’s team. The International Cricket Council (ICC) selected her Emerging Player of the Year in December 2018. She became the world’s number one bowler in Women’s Twenty20 International (WT20I) cricket at the end of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in March 2020. Ecclestone was selected as the ICC Women’s Player of the Month for June 2021 in July 2021.

Anya Shrubsole

Anya Shrubsole

Anya Shrubsole MBE is a cricketer who presently represents Berkshire, the Southern Vipers, and the Southern Brave in England. She represented England from 2008 until 2022, as well as Somerset, Western Storm, and Perth Scorchers in domestic cricket. She is a right-handed lower-order hitter and a right-arm medium-pace bowler. In the year 2008, she made her England debut, and in the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup Final, she was named Player of the Match. She was the first woman to be featured on the cover of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack in 2018. Shrubsole announced her retirement from international cricket in April 2022.

Shrubsole’s greatest career bowling return in women’s List A cricket came in her first match of the 2007 season. She opened the bowling for Somerset, taking seven wickets, including those of Surrey’s top six batsmen, as Somerset defended 206. Shrubsole only took one more wicket in the Championship, in Somerset’s second match against Berkshire, after a promising start to the season. Despite just eight wickets, she finished second among Somerset wicket-takers in 2007. The Rubies won all six Super Fours matches, with Shrubsole taking two wickets despite bowling at a high cost: her economy of 4.21 was the lowest on the team. Despite this, Shrubsole bowled for an ECB Women’s Invitation XI against England in a Twenty20 match.

Kate Cross

Kate Cross

She was the first woman to be accepted into Lancashire’s cricket school in 2006[3] and received the Eversheds Most Promising Young Cricketer award in September 2007. She is a right-arm medium quick bowler and right-handed hitter. In 2007, she made her England Under-21 team debut. She was introduced to the England senior squad in October 2013 for a tour of the West Indies. Kate made her T20 debut against the West Indies. Her One Day International debut against the West Indies in November 2013.

She took 4 for 51 against the West Indies in her second game of the series, earning her the Player of the Match award. England won the final two games in a three-game series against the West Indies. She became the first team in the Caribbean to do so. After injuries to Beth Morgan and Claire Taylor, she was called up to join the England Women’s tour to Australia in the years 2010 and 2011.

She was selected for the Women’s Ashes Tour of Australia in January 2014, and she participated in six of the seven matches. Cross got match numbers of 32 overs, and 6 wickets for 70 runs in her debut Test match at the WACA in Perth, which England won by 61 runs; she took 3 for 35 in both Australian innings. By a score of 10 points to 8, England won the series and retained the Ashes.


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