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Heather Knight

Allrounder

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

Did you know?

In 2016, she became the first female cricketer to score a half-century and take a 5-wicket haul in an ODI innings.

Allrounder

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

AGE
29
HEIGHT
170CM
BORN

Plymouth

COUNTRY

England

England

Bio

From turning down an offer to study at the Cambridge University to becoming one of her England's most accomplished female cricketers today, Heather Knight's career has had many incredible highlights.

The allrounder initially started off as a batsman at the domestic level, playing for the Devon county team. Knight made her WODI debut in March 2010 against India, followed by her WT20I debut later that year. Early in 2011, she played her maiden Test at Sydney against Australia.

Beyond her consistent contributions with the bat and ball, Knight's captaincy has been a true standout - she led her side to the 2017 Women's Cricket World Cup title. Unsurprisingly and deservedly so, she was named as one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 2018.

Heather Knight has also made her presence felt in the WBBL, as part of the Hobart Hurricanes - both as player and captain.

Bowlers were brilliant, batters didn't adapt: Knight

Captain Heather Knight reflects on England's 16-run defeat to Australia, which means they miss the tri-series final ahead of the T20 World Cup


5:40 We-want-to-punch-back-under-pressure-Knight-still

We want to punch back under pressure: Knight

England captain and hero of the day Heather Knight was disappointed with her side going into their shells early, but proud of the turnaround to ultimately beat Australia in their tri-series T20I


3:15 Bold-Knight-rescues-England-with-dashing-78-still

Bold Knight rescues England with dashing 78

England captain Heather Knight continued her strong form with a superb 78 from 45 balls against Australia in the tri-series in Canberra


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Five players from the champion Aussie side feature in our best XI from a memorable event


Aussies hungry for T20 World Cup hors d'oeuvre

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Knight admits England are hurting after ODI loss

The England captain says her side has to turn it around quickly if it is to have any chance of retaining the Ashes


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