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Heather Knight

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Full Name: Heather Clare Knight
Born: December 26 1990 , Rochdale
Country: England Women
County: Berkshire Women
Other teams: England Women's Academy, Devon Women
Test debut: Australia Women v England Women, Sydney, January 22-25 2011
ODI debut: India Women v England Women, Mumbai, March 1 2010
T20 debut: Sri Lanka Women v England Women, Colombo (NCC), Nov 22 2010
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Off-spin


An attacking batter, Knight gained nation-wide recognition following her exploits in the 2013 Ashes series victory. She played for Devon as early as 2005, aged 14, and has also featured for both the Diamonds and Rubies in the Super 4s Twenty20 competition. Knight was the leading run-scorer in the 2009 Women's County Championship and her performances earned her an England academy inclusion and then a call-up to the senior tour of India in place of the injured Sarah Taylor during February 2010. She made 49 on England debut during a one-day international in Mumbai and that November was ...

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