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Katherine Brunt

Key facts

Full Name: Katherine Brunt
Born: July 2 1985 , Barnsley
Country: England Women
County: Yorkshire Women
Test debut: England Women v New Zealand Women, Scarborough, Aug 21-24 2004
ODI debut: South Africa Women v England Women, Klerksdorp, March 13 2005
T20 debut: England Women v Australia Women, Taunton, Sept 2 2005
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast

Biography

Brunt is one of the quickest bowlers in the women's game and is firmly established as the spearhead of England’s attack. Born in Barnsley, Brunt represented Yorkshire in age-group cricket but stopped playing at 17. She returned two years later in outstanding physical shape and swiftly moved from full Yorkshire to England Women recognition. Her international debut came in August 2004 against New Zealand as a late replacement for injured seamer Clare Taylor. Having helped England reach the World Cup semi-finals in 2005, Brunt was part of the side that won the Ashes for the first time i...

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