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Wisden Obituary

Rachael Heyhoe-Flint

Apr 11, 2018: Through her talent as a batsman and a successful England captain, but also via her relentless energy, engaging personality and flair for publicity, she became the world's best known female cricketer.

The annual overview of world cricket

Notes by the editor

Apr 6, 2017: The annual overview of world cricket by Lawrence Booth

Lawrence Booth

Rachael Heyhoe Flint 1939-2017

A peer without peer

Apr 4, 2017: A tribute to Rachael Heyhoe Flint, a champion of women's cricket

Clare Connor

Women's cricket

Annual award named after Heyhoe-Flint

Mar 9, 2017: The ICC has announced the annual award for the leading woman cricketer will be named after the former England captain Rachael Heyhoe-Flint

ESPNcricinfo staff

Rachael Heyhoe-Flint 1939-2017

The tireless champion of women's cricket liberation

Jan 19, 2017: Rachael Heyhoe-Flint was a larger-than-life personality who was never afraid to take on cricket's male establishment

Raf Nicholson

Rachael Heyhoe-Flint 1939-2017

Cricket stands on the shoulders of the female WG Grace

Jan 18, 2017: Baroness Rachael Heyhoe-Flint was a larger-than-life personality who was never afraid to take on cricket's male establishment, and who made it her mission to 'get things done'

Jarrod Kimber

Rachael Heyhoe-Flint 1939-2017

Women's pioneer Heyhoe-Flint dies aged 77

Jan 18, 2017: Baroness Rachael Heyhoe-Flint, the former captain of the England Women's cricket team, and one of the pioneers of the global game, has died at the age of 77.

Andrew Miller

England news

A cricketer who changed the game

May 11, 2016: Charlotte Edwards started when women's cricket was in another era, and shepherded, not just the English team, but the entire game, into this new exciting present

Jarrod Kimber

England news

Heyhoe-Flint appointed to House of Lords

Nov 19, 2010: Rachael Heyhoe-Flint, the former England's women captain and now honorary MCC member, has been appointed to the House of Lords

ESPNcricinfo staff

ICC Awards 2010

Nitschke named Women's Cricketer of the Year

Oct 6, 2010: Shelley Nitschke, the Australia allrounder, has been named the Women's Cricketer of the Year at the ICC Awards in Bangalore

ESPNcricinfo staff

England news

Heyhoe-Flint and Stichbury join ECB board

May 7, 2010: The England and Wales Cricket Board has announced that its board has been expanded in size from twelve to fourteen members - and will for the first time include two women directors

ESPNcricinfo staff

Rachael Heyhoe-Flint

'Women's cricket needs more PR'

Mar 5, 2009: England's captain at the first women's World Cup looks back at the event and the one ahead

Interview by Nishi Narayanan

World Cup memories: 1973

Winning it in front of a Royal

Mar 4, 2009: Rachael Heyhoe-Flint, England's captain from the inaugural World Cup, shares her enduring memories from tournament

England pair rewarded in Queen's list

Radley and Heyhoe-Flint honoured

Dec 29, 2007: Clive Radley and Rachael Heyhoe-Flint have earned the MBE for their services to cricket

Jenny Thompson


Dazzling draws

May 5, 2005: The story of the not-so-boring drawn series

Jenny Thompson


When the women set the agenda

Mar 26, 2005: A casual after-dinner chat over a spot of sherry between two sporting stalwarts spawned the first World Cup - and it was played by women

Jenny Thompson

'I never thought this would happen'

Heyhoe-Flint to sit on MCC committee

Oct 26, 2004: Rachael Heyhoe-Flint, who led England to victory in the inaugural Women's World Cup in 1973, will tomorrow be the first woman to sit on the MCC general committee

Wisden Cricinfo Staff

England v Australia, Ladies ODI, Lord's, August 4, 1976

England gain revenge

Oct 21, 2004: England women square series at Lord's

Rex Alston


Storming cricket's bastion

Oct 21, 2004: Jenny Thompson looks back to the day in August 1976 when women were finally allowed to play at Lord's

Jenny Thompson

MCC committee elections

Heyhoe-Flint breaks down another male barrier

Mar 11, 2004: One of the last bastions of male supremacy crumbled this morning with the news that Rachael Heyhoe-Flint has become the first female MCC committee member

Wisden Cricinfo staff
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