Full name Barbara Ann Daniels
Born December 17, 1964, Middleton Priors, Shropshire
Current age 50 years 225 days
Major teams England, West Midlands Women
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
|Test debut||India Women v England Women at Kolkata, Nov 17-20, 1995 scorecard|
|Last Test||England Women v Australia Women at Worcester, Aug 21-24, 1998 scorecard|
|ODI debut||England Women v Denmark Women at Banstead, Jul 20, 1993 scorecard|
|Last ODI||New Zealand Women v England Women at Lincoln, Dec 14, 2000 scorecard|
(England, Staffordshire and Invicta) Right hand top order bat. Senior international debut in the winning 1993
World Cup team and vice-captain of England from 1995-8. Captained the U-19s for two years. Shares the sixth
wicket record stand of 132 with Kathryn Leng, playing against New Zealand in 1996 and scored 160 in the same
match. Had excellent One Day International Series against South Africa this summer, making 231 runs in the
five games to take the Vodafone Batsman of the Series Award. Captained her county Staffordshire to promotion
into Division One at this year's County Championships.
Taught English before joining the Women's Cricket Association and overseeing the merger with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). Worked for the ECB as their first National Manager of Women's Cricket from 1998 to October 2000. Born 17 December 1964.
First picked for England for the World Cup in 1993.
Vice Captain of England for the 1995 tour of India and the 1996 season against New Zealand.
Former Australia fast bowler Damien Fleming on bowling in thrilling World Cup semi-finals, mastering the subcontinent, and taking on Tendulkar
There is nothing stimulating in watching a television broadcast in which the players and commentators allow themselves to be remote-controlled by the BCCI
Also: the most runs and wickets after 30 Tests, and when England's batting and bowling record-holders played together
There's currency in the idea that a captain's failure with the bat dulls his decision-making powers and creates a destructive atmosphere in the dressing room
Should he be dropped from the one-day squad to Zimbabwe, it will be the latest chapter in the wicketkeeper's strained relations with the authorities in particular