Women's World Cup; England v Ireland, 16 Dec 1997 .Charlotte Edwards turns a ball to leg during her 173* v Ireland. Edwards will turn 18 on the 17th of Dec © AllSport UK Ltd

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    Charlotte Edwards and Jane Smit walk back after unbeaten 131-run stand © Getty Images

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    England v Ireland: M Grealey lbw b Redfern © AllSport UK Ltd

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    England v Ireland: C O'Leary st Cassar b Smithies © AllSport UK Ltd

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    A garlanded Charlotte Edwards 173* and Jane Cassar leave the field © AllSport UK Ltd

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    Charlotte Edwards in action during her 173* v Ireland © AllSport UK Ltd