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Eileen Whelan      

Full name Eileen Whelan

Born October 30, 1911, Highbury, London

Current age 102 years 272 days

Major teams Civil Service Women, England Women, Middlesex Women, South Women

Also known as Eileen Ash

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
Tests 7 10 2 38 10 4.75 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 8 594 230 10 3/35 4/68 23.00 2.32 59.4 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England Women v Australia Women at Northampton, Jun 12-15, 1937 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand Women v England Women at Auckland, Mar 26-29, 1949 scorecard
Test statistics
Profile

Eileen Whelan played seven Tests for England either side of World War Two as a specialist bowler and in 2011 became the first female Test player to reach 100 years old. She made her Test debut against Australia in 1937 and in three matches that summer took 10 wickets at 23.00. She was picked to tour Australia and New Zealand in 1948-49 where she played in four Tests without taking a wicket and scoring 19 runs at 6.33. She had more success in the provincial matches, her best coming when she made 102 not out and took 5 for 10 against Victoria Country. She also played representative cricket for Civil Service Women, Middlesex Women and South Women.

Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Investec Test: England v India at Southampton - Jul 27-31
England 569/7d India 25/1
Group A: Northants v Worcs at Milton Keynes
Jul 29, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Group B: Notts v Somerset at Nottingham
Jul 29, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Group A: Yorkshire v Gloucs at Leeds
Jul 29, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Group B: Kent v Durham at Canterbury
Jul 29, 2014 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Group B: Warwickshire v Sussex at Birmingham
Jul 29, 2014 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
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