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Charlotte Edwards

Key facts

Full Name: Charlotte Marie Edwards
Born: December 17 1979 , Huntingdon
Country: England Women
County: Kent Women
Test debut: England Women v New Zealand Women, Guildford, July 12-15 1996
ODI debut: England Women v South Africa Women, Bristol, Aug 15 1997
T20 debut: England Women v New Zealand Women, Hove, Aug 5 2004
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Leg-break

Biography

Edwards has been a prolific batter for England since making her debut at the age of 16, and has captained her country hugely successfully since late 2005. She made the breakthrough into the national team against New Zealand in 1996, becoming the youngest England player. She had previously been captain of the Huntingdonshire Under-16 boys' side. Edwards quickly settled into the team and hit her highest ODI score of 173 not out against Ireland in the 1997 World Cup, made the day before her 18th birthday. She played in the 2000 World Cup in New Zealand and, in her first innings of...

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