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Ebony Rainford-Brent

Key facts

Full Name: Ebony-Jewel Cora-Lee Camellia Rosamond Rainford-Brent
Born: December 31 1983 , Lambeth
County: Surrey women
Other teams: England women, Diamonds
ODI debut: England women v Netherlands women, Reading, August 11 2001
T20 debut: England women v South Africa women, Northampton, August 22 2008
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium

Biography

Rainford-Brent is predominantly a medium-pace bowler but is also a hard-hitting batter.She first played for England at the age of 17, in 2001, but two serious back injuries put paid to her career for several years.She played two one-day internationals against Holland and Ireland, taking the wicket of Caroline Hes but did not return to the international fold until 2007 when she was chosen for the quadrangular World Series against India, Australia and New Zealand.It was a testament to the hard work and dedication that she put in, supported by the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme and the Sp...

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