Rosalie Birch      

Full name Rosalie Ann Birch

Born December 6, 1983

Current age 30 years 232 days

Major teams England Development Squad Women, England Women

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Rosalie Ann Birch
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 7 10 1 158 62 17.55 570 27.71 0 1 23 0 4 0
ODIs 37 24 4 301 46* 15.05 490 61.42 0 0 17 1 7 0
T20Is 4 4 0 27 11 6.75 42 64.28 0 0 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 14 860 392 13 3/57 4/80 30.15 2.73 66.1 0 0 0
ODIs 37 31 1342 830 46 5/50 5/50 18.04 3.71 29.1 4 1 0
T20Is 4 2 48 39 5 4/27 4/27 7.80 4.87 9.6 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England Women v South Africa Women at Shenley, Aug 7-10, 2003 scorecard
Last Test Australia Women v England Women at Bowral, Feb 15-18, 2008 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England Women v South Africa Women at Chelmsford, Aug 13, 2003 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand Women v England Women at Lincoln, Feb 24, 2008 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 Melbourne, Feb 1, 2008 scorecard
T20I statistics
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0 MCC Women v India Women Bath 28 Aug 2008 Other OD
49 Eng Dv Women v SA Women Reading 4 Aug 2008 Other T20
16 Eng Dv Women v Eng Women Crowthorne 3 Aug 2008 Other
20 Eng Dv Women v Ire. Women Crowthorne 2 Aug 2008 Other OD
11 Diamonds v Sapphires Crowthorne 5 Jul 2008 Other OD
30 Diamonds v Rubies Exeter University 21 Jun 2008 Other T20
52 Diamonds v Rubies Beckenham 15 Jun 2008 Other OD
0/16, 7 Diamonds v Sapphires Loughborough 1 Jun 2008 Other OD
0/10, 28 Diamonds v Emeralds Loughborough 31 May 2008 Other OD
1/17, 2 Diamonds v Rubies Loughborough 26 May 2008 Other T20
Profile

Allrounder Rosalie Birch burst onto the international scene in 2003 aged 19, scooping four wickets in a drawn Test with South Africa at Shenley. And her wicket-taking form at the highest level has continued, earning her the nickname Golden Arm for her ability to pick up victims at crucial phases and swing a match in England's favour. But this is nowhere more evidenced than in the one-day format of the game, where Birch has already recorded figures of 5 for 50, and her average has never gone above 17.5. In an international career with many high points, the pinnacle so far is undoubtedly helping England to win the Ashes in 2005 after 42 long years. Birch is developing into a key allrounder for England, and more than justified her place at the 2005 World Cup in South Africa, the Ashes squad and in the tour of Sri Lanka and India. She graduated with a 2:1 in linguistics from Sussex University, and plays her county cricket for Sussex. Since leaving university she has been working in Sussex CCC's communications department.
Jenny Thompson May 2007

Profile

Top order bat and off-spin bowler. Rosalie made her debut against South Africa (Summer, 2003) and was NatWest Player of the Match in the first ODI, taking 3-21. Developing into a key all-rounder, Rosalie also has an ODI average of 30.

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Feb 11, 2008

Rosalie Birch is congratulated for dismissing Shelley Nitschke, Australia v England, 5th Women's ODI, Sydney, February 11, 2008

Rosalie Birch is congratulated for dismissing Shelley Nitschke

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Feb 3, 2008

Rosalie Birch claimed a brace of wickets with her offspin, Australia Women v England Women, 1st ODI, Melbourne, February 3, 2008

Rosalie Birch claimed a brace of wickets with her offspin

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Jan 15, 2008

Rosalie Birch, Charlotte Edwards, Paul Costelloe, Caroline Atkins and Laura Marsh model their new designer outfits, Jaunary 15, 2008

Rosalie Birch, Charlotte Edwards, Paul Costelloe, Caroline Atkins and Laura Marsh model their new designer outfits

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Group A: Derbyshire v Hampshire at Derby - Jul 26
Derbyshire 27/2 (6.2/50 ov)
Group B: Glamorgan v Middlesex at Cardiff - Jul 26
Middlesex 16/1 (6/50 ov)
Group A: Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester
Jul 26, 2014 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Group A: Gloucs v Northants at Cheltenham
Jul 27, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Group A: Leics v Derbyshire at Leicester
Jul 27, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Group B: Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's
Jul 27, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Group B: Somerset v Durham at Taunton
Jul 27, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Group B: Sussex v Notts at Horsham
Jul 27, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Group B: Worcs v Essex at Worcester
Jul 27, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
3rd Investec Test: England v India at Southampton
Jul 27-31, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Group B: Surrey v Glamorgan at Guildford
Jul 27, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Group A: Lancashire v Hampshire at Manchester
Jul 27, 2014 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
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