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Jane Smit

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Full Name: Jane Smit (also known as Jane Cassar)
Born: December 24 1972 , Ilkeston
County: East Midlands Women
Other teams: England
Test debut: v Australia, 1992
ODI debut: v Holland, 1995
Batting Style: Right Hand Bat


She became the England women's wicket-keeper in 1992, regained her place in the team in 2003 following a year’s absence and is the most successful keeper in the women’s game. She was part of the England squad that won the Women's World Cup in 1993 and also featured in the 1997 and 2000 tournaments before being selected in the squad for the 2005 World Cup in South Africa. Smit performed well behind the stumps in South Africa, especially against Sri Lanka when she claimed two catches and two stumpings, and helped England reach the semi-finals before they lost to tournament favourites Austr...

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