Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Leg-Break
Edwards is an accomplished and experienced international right-hand bat who bowls part-time right-arm legbreak.
After retiring as England captain at the end of the 2016 World T20, she announced she had signed with South Australia for the 2016 WNCL season.
During her 20-year international career, including 10 years as England captain, Edwards won numerous individual awards, with few bettered by her being only the second-ever female recipient of the Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 2014. The Englishwoman also won the 2015 ECB Women’s Cricketer of the Year, 2012 ICC Women’s World T20 Player of the Series and the 2008 ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year. She has been nominated for the ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year four times and is a seven-time top scorer in the UK Women’s County Championship.
As a leader, Edwards led England to the 2009 ICC Women’s World T20 and 2009 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup titles, as well as four Women’s Ashes triumphs, including the 2005 victory which ended 20 years of Australian domination.