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Rachael Heyhoe-Flint receives the World Cup from Princess Anne

Wisden Obituary

Rachael Heyhoe-Flint

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.

Clare Connor

Rachael Heyhoe-Flint at home with her family's pet labrador

Rachael Heyhoe Flint 1939-2017

A peer without peer

A tribute to Rachael Heyhoe Flint, a champion of women's cricket

ESPNcricinfo staff

Rachel Heyhoe-Flint and Shelly Nitschke at the ICC Awards

Women's cricket

Annual award named after Heyhoe-Flint

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

Charlotte Edwards at the launch of a new sponsorship deal

England news

A cricketer who changed the game

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

What price amateurism?

Playing for the love of the game is admirable but for those at the top of their sport, should it really still be necessary?