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#ThankYouSarah - A tribute

As Sarah Taylor retires from the international game, the cricketing world has been paying tribute to the England star

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#ThankYouSarah - A tribute

Sarah Taylor

Sarah Taylor will go down as one of the most exciting and pioneering players in England Cricket history.

Taylor’s international career, spanning almost 13 years, began aged just 17 and would see her go on to win three world tournaments and multiple Ashes series.

She retires with over 6500 international runs and as the second highest run scorer for England in ODI and IT20 cricket.

With 6,533 runs and 232 dismissals, Sarah will be remembered as one of England's greatest and most exciting ever cricketers.

With 6,533 runs and 232 dismissals, Sarah will be remembered as one of England's greatest and most exciting ever cricketers.

However, it is not the statistics and titles that will define her great career on the international stage.

Her incredible glovework standing up to the stumps will see her go down as one of the best wicketkeepers of all-time.

Taylor’s lightning hands frequently turned half chances into astonishing stumpings which make for one impressive showreel, but also raised eyebrows and received plaudits from outside of the cricket world.

 

What her teammates said:

 

  

Career records:

226 international matches, 6,533 runs, 7 centuries, 36 fifties, 232 dismissals

2nd highest T20I run scorer of all-time for England

2nd highest female ODI run scorer for England

Most dismissals by a wicketkeeper in women’s international cricket

Achievements: 

2009 ICC Cricket World Cup winner

2009 ICC T20 World Cup winner

2017 ICC Cricket World Cup winner

Three-time Ashes winner – 2008, 2013, 2014  

First woman to play men’s grade cricket in Australia

ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Year – 2012, 2013, 2018

ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year - 2014

 

 

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