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Full name Jane Powell
Born January 19, 1957, Sheffield, Yorkshire
Current age 57 years 226 days
Major teams England Women, Sussex Women, Yorkshire Women
Relation Twin sister - J Powell
|Test debut||England Women v New Zealand Women at Canterbury, Jul 27-29, 1984 scorecard|
|Last Test||England Women v Australia Women at Hove, Aug 29-Sep 1, 1987 scorecard|
|ODI debut||England Women v New Zealand Women at Hastings, Jun 24, 1984 scorecard|
|Last ODI||England Women v Ireland Women at Northampton, Jul 22, 1990 scorecard|
Jane coached the England women's 'A' Team to two European Cups before taking the role of England Head Coach for this summer's series against Australia.
Jane is one of England's leading female coaches, achieving Level 3 Cricket Coach Award last year and she is the first woman to progress onto the Level 4 course. Jane also holds the Level 4 Hockey Coach Award and was Head Coach of England's U14, U17, U18 and U21 Hockey Teams between 1988 and 1998.
Jane played cricket for England between 1979 and 1991, making her debut with England U18's. She captained England in the 1988 World Cup in Australia, where England reached the final, losing to the host nation. She has a Test Average of 35.12.
Jane has been a teacher for 23 years, and is currently Head of the PE Department at The Chase School, Malvern, Worcs recently achieving Sportsmark Gold 2000.
Plays of the Day from the second ODI between England and India, in Cardiff
Plays of the day from the third ODI between England and India at Trent Bridge
Graeme Pollock has been among the top three finest players his country ever produced; and not far off that pace in the world rankings either
The sequence of recent stuttering starts in ODIs, with the middle and lower orders picking up the pieces, does not bode well