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Holly Colvin

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Full Name: Holly Louise Colvin
Born: Chichester, Sussex
Country: England women
County: Sussex women
Other teams: England women, Rubies, Brighton and Hove
Test debut: England women v Australia women, Hove, Aug 9-12 2005
ODI debut: England women v India women, Lord's, Aug 14 2006
T20 debut: England women v South Africa women, Taunton, Aug 10 2007
Batting Style: Left-hand bat
Bowling Style: Slow left-arm


Colvin became the youngest player to represent England in a Test match, at 15, when selected to face Australia in the first Test at Hove in August 2005. She was drafted in as England went for an extra spinner on a pitch expected to turn and she made an immediate impact, taking three wickets in Australia's first innings, as the hosts went on to win the Ashes for the first time in 42 years. A member of the Sussex academy, headed by Keith Greenfield, Colvin played under-15 and first XI boys cricket for Brighton College in national competitions. She then featured for Brighton and Hove plus ...

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