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Lucy Pearson

Key facts

Full Name: Lucy Charlotte Pearson
Born: February 19 1972 , King's Lynn
County: Staffordshire
Other teams: England
Test debut: v New Zealand, 1996
ODI debut: v Australia, 1998
Batting Style: Left Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Left Arm Fast


A left-arm fast bowler, Lucy was voted Vodafone Player of the Year in both 2003 and 2000, when she was the first woman to receive the award. Became only the second woman in over 70 years of Test cricket to take 11 wickets in a Test, and the first for nearly 50 years against Australia at The Bradman Oval in February 2003. The amazing wicket haul included innings-best figures of 7-51. England’s leading strike bowler in 2003/4 with an economy rate of 2.8 and an average of 18, Lucy has consistently been England’s leading wicket-taker. Worked, coached and played in Australia in 1995 and ma...

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