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Charlotte Edwards      

Full name Charlotte Marie Edwards

Born December 17, 1979, Huntingdon

Current age 36 years 137 days

Major teams East Anglia Women, England Women, Kent Women, Northern Districts Women

Playing role Top-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Relation Father - C Edwards

Charlotte Marie Edwards
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 23 43 5 1676 117 44.10 4 9 10 0
ODIs 191 180 23 5992 173* 38.16 9 46 52 0
T20Is 95 93 14 2605 92* 32.97 2436 106.93 0 12 338 10 16 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 23 20 1118 577 12 2/28 2/54 48.08 3.09 93.1 0 0 0
ODIs 191 51 1627 1174 54 4/30 4/30 21.74 4.32 30.1 2 0 0
T20Is 95 21 303 330 9 3/21 3/21 36.66 6.53 33.6 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England Women v New Zealand Women at Guildford, Jul 12-15, 1996 scorecard
Last Test England Women v Australia Women at Canterbury, Aug 11-14, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England Women v South Africa Women at Bristol, Aug 15, 1997 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa Women v England Women at Johannesburg, Feb 14, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England Women v New Zealand Women at Hove, Aug 5, 2004 scorecard
Last T20I Australia Women v England Women at Delhi, Mar 30, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
31 Eng Wn v Aus Women Delhi 30 Mar 2016 WT20I # 360
77* Eng Wn v Pak Women Chennai 27 Mar 2016 WT20I # 358
30 Eng Wn v WI Women Dharamsala 24 Mar 2016 WT20I # 353
4 Eng Wn v India Women Dharamsala 22 Mar 2016 WT20I # 350
60 Eng Wn v Bdesh Wmn Bangalore 17 Mar 2016 WT20I # 343
12 Eng Wn v SA Women Chennai 14 Mar 2016 Other T20
- Eng Wn v NZ Women Chennai 12 Mar 2016 Other T20
28 Eng Wn v NZ Women Chennai 11 Mar 2016 Other T20
2 Eng Wn v SA Women Johannesburg 21 Feb 2016 WT20I # 330
34 Eng Wn v SA Women Cape Town 19 Feb 2016 WT20I # 329
Profile

A hard-hitting top-order bat, Charlotte Edwards became the youngest woman to have played for England, when she made her debut against New Zealand at Guildford as the age of 16 - Holly Colvin later became the youngest, aged 15, in the first Ashes Test in 2005 - and has gone on to be central to the evolution, or even revolution, of the women's game. Edwards was anything but out of her depth when she started, and in 1997 smashed 12 centuries, including one off 118 balls against the touring South Africans. The day before her 18th birthday, she scored a then-record ODI score of 173 not out in a World Cup match against Ireland. In 1998-99 she scored her maiden Test hundred against India but, while still scoring runs, she did not score as many runs as had been expected. In 2000, she was sidelined by a serious cruciate ligament injury sustained while playing hockey which caused her to miss almost all of the 2001 season. When she returned, she showed no hint that her talent had been diminished by the lay-off and continued in the same punishing vein. In 2005 she stepped up from her role as England vice-captain to take full charge of the side when Clare Connor was injured, and was appointed full-time when Connor retired in March 2006. Edwards captained England to a third-place finish in the Quadrangular Series in Chennai in 2007 and a home series loss to New Zealand. But then came the turnaround as England retained the Ashes in Australia, beat New Zealand away and India 4-0 at home. At the start of the World Cup 2009 in Australia, England were favourites for the trophy and Edwards led an inspired team to the title, dropping only one game in the process. She was awarded an MBE in June that year for her services to cricket and continued to be at the forefront of the game both in England and globally, taking seats on committees with MCC and ICC. In 2013 she led England to back-to-back Ashes triumphs although the team's record in global tournaments took a hit with a number of near-misses. In 2014 she was part of the group England players to be awarded central contracts by the ECB, another major milestone for the women's game.
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Mar 30, 2016

Charlotte Edwards attempts the scoop, Australia v England, Women's World T20 2016, 1st semi-final, Delhi, March 30, 2016

Charlotte Edwards attempts the scoop

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Mar 30, 2016

Charlotte Edwards eyes the leg side, Australia v England, Women's World T20 2016, 1st semi-final, Delhi, March 30, 2016

Charlotte Edwards eyes the leg side

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Mar 27, 2016

Charlotte Edwards hit an unbeaten 77, England v Pakistan, Women's World T20 2016, Group B, Chennai, March 27, 2016

Charlotte Edwards hit an unbeaten 77

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Notes

ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year 2008

Awarded the MBE in June 2009

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014

Awarded the CBE in June 2014

Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 Middlesex 84/3 (34 ov)
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Glamorgan 260 & 16/1 (6.5 ov) Kent 488
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 Northants 66/0 (20.2 ov)
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 Yorkshire 170/4 (42.3 ov)
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 493/9d Somerset 14/0 (6 ov)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 Durham 156/2 (43.3 ov)
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 Leics 300/4 (81.2 ov)
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 335/2 (90 ov)
Division 3: Cheshire Women v Neth Women in England (venue TBA)
May 2, 2016 (10:00 GMT | 19:51 EDT | 18:51 CDT | 16:51 PDT)
Division 3: Northants Wm v Scot Women in England (venue TBA)
May 2, 2016 (11:00 GMT | 19:51 EDT | 18:51 CDT | 16:51 PDT)
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