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Laura Marsh

Key facts

Full Name: Laura Alexandra Marsh
Born: December 2 1986 , Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Country: England Women
County: Kent Women
Other teams: England Women, Sussex Women, Sapphires
Test debut: England Women v India Women, Leicester, Aug 8-11 2006
ODI debut: England Women v India Women, Shenley, Aug 17 2006
T20 debut: England Women v New Zealand Women, Bath, Aug 13 2007
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium

Biography

Marsh started playing cricket at school aged 11 and then progressed to Brighton and Hove CC at 13. Initially a seam bowler, she made her international debut for England during India's summer tour in 2006. She took 3-44 in her first Test, opening the bowling alongside Jenny Gunn in the second innings. Having reinvented herself as an off-spinner, she helped England retain the Ashes in the one-off Test at Bowral in early 2008 and go unbeaten that summer, including with figures of 4-19 in a one-day international versus South Africa at Shenley. Marsh aided World Cup and World Twenty20 glo...

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