Heather Knight      

Full name Heather Clare Knight

Born December 26, 1990, Plymouth

Current age 28 years 204 days

Major teams Diamonds, England Academy Women, England Women, Rubies

Playing role Middle-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Heather Clare Knight
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 6 12 1 358 157 32.54 865 41.38 1 2 43 0 6 0
ODIs 98 94 22 2673 106 37.12 3793 70.47 1 18 247 15 32 0
T20Is 60 50 12 664 51 17.47 592 112.16 0 1 66 8 21 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 6 5 179 80 2 1/7 1/7 40.00 2.68 89.5 0 0 0
ODIs 98 46 1599 1151 46 5/26 5/26 25.02 4.31 34.7 1 1 0
T20Is 60 28 429 405 19 3/9 3/9 21.31 5.66 22.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia Women v England Women at Sydney, Jan 22-25, 2011 scorecard
Last Test Australia Women v England Women at Sydney, Nov 9-12, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India Women v England Women at Mumbai, Mar 1, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI England Women v Australia Women at Canterbury, Jul 7, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka Women v England Women at Colombo (NCC), Nov 22, 2010 scorecard
Last T20I England Women v West Indies Women at Northampton, Jun 21, 2019 scorecard
T20I statistics
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/16, 5 ENG Women v AUS Women Canterbury 7 Jul 2019 WODI # 1160
17 ENG Women v AUS Women Leicester 4 Jul 2019 WODI # 1159
0 ENG Women v AUS Women Leicester 2 Jul 2019 WODI # 1158
22 ENG Women v WI Women Northampton 21 Jun 2019 WT20I # 675
40*, 1/12 ENG Women v WI Women Chelmsford 13 Jun 2019 WODI # 1157
14, 1/22 ENG Women v WI Women Worcester 9 Jun 2019 WODI # 1156
94 ENG Women v WI Women Leicester 6 Jun 2019 WODI # 1155
1/32, 159* Berks Women v Wales Women Pontarddulais 27 May 2019 Other OD
38, 0/39 Berks Women v Durham Women Bolham 26 May 2019 Other OD
75, 3/12 Berks Women v Somerset Wmn Bolham 12 May 2019 Other OD
Profile

Heather Knight was left with big shoes to fill when she was named England captain in June 2016 following the retirement of Charlotte Edwards. It was, though, a natural progression for Knight who had been Edwards' vice-captain since 2014 and had built captaincy experience with Berkshire in county cricket and Hobart Hurricanes in the WBBL.

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Jul 17, 2019

Heather Knight surveys the pitch at Taunton, England v Australia, Women's Ashes Test, Taunton, July 17, 2019

Heather Knight surveys the pitch at Taunton

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Jul 7, 2019

Heather Knight walks off after being dismissed for 5, England v Australia, 3rd ODI, Women's Ashes, Canterbury, July 7, 2019

Heather Knight walks off after being dismissed for 5

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Jul 1, 2019

Grin to win: Heather Knight takes part in England training, Grace Road, July 1, 2019

Grin to win: Heather Knight takes part in England training

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