Full name Rosalie Ann Birch
Born December 6, 1983
Current age 32 years 237 days
Major teams England Development Squad Women, England Women
Also known as Rosalie Fairbairn
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|3||Devon Women||v Cheshire Women||Northampton||3 Jul 2016||Other T20|
|59||Devon Women||v Northants Wm||Northampton||3 Jul 2016||Other T20|
|49||Devon Women||v Cornwall Women||Budleigh Salterton||26 Jun 2016||Other T20|
|30||Devon Women||v Shrop Women||Budleigh Salterton||26 Jun 2016||Other T20|
|11||Devon Women||v Notts Women||Sidmouth||12 Jun 2016||Other OD|
|1||Devon Women||v Wales Women||Usk||29 May 2016||Other OD|
|29||Devon Women||v Essex Women||Dunmow||2 May 2016||Other OD|
|1||Devon Women||v Hampshire Women||Winchester||1 May 2016||Other OD|
|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|
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
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.
Rosalie is studying Linguistics at Sussex University and attends Sussex CCC cricket academy. Also works as a cricket coach.
Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"