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Laura Harper

Key facts

Full Name: Laura Julyen Harper
Born: January 21 1984 , Plymouth
County: Somerset
Other teams: England
Test debut: v Australia, 2001
ODI debut: v South Africa, 2000
Batting Style: Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right Arm Off Spin

Biography

The Somerset all-rounder was recalled by England at the end of 2005 for the winter tours to Sri Lanka and India.She was selected as a replacement for captain Clare Connor, who was rested due to a foot injury.Her previous appearance came in the second Test against Australia at Bankstown in Sydney in February 2003 but she then took a break to concentrate on her studies as she completed a psychology degree at Loughborough University.At the age of 15 she became the first female to be picked for a male regional team when she represented the West of England Under 15.Made her England debut against...

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