Full name Jane Powell
Born January 19, 1957, Sheffield, Yorkshire
Current age 59 years 189 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.
The hosts' pace attack, with a combined experience of 31 Tests and 56 wickets, is a candidate for being their weakest ever, yet India cannot simply show up and expect to win
Also, losing ten-fors, and back to back Tests at Lord's
Stats highlights from the fourth day's play in Antigua where Ashwin's maiden five-wicket haul outside Asia bowled India to an innings victory
Stats highlights from the first day of the Antigua Test, where Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan stole the show from the hosts
One after another, the hosts' batsmen attempted questionable flicks and drives in their second innings, disregarding the drift and dip the offspinner was generating
Sri Lanka's lead spinner must feel like a bus driver in charge of a spluttering vehicle as the hosts strive to challenge a strong Australian side
There was enough logic in Alastair Cook's decision not to enforce the follow-on to make it understandable at worst and reasonable at best
Australia will be hoping that Mitchell Marsh grows from an emerging allrounder into a top-quality allrounder by the end of the Sri Lanka tour
Technique and anticipation are important for close-in fielding. Many of today's fielders lack both