|Photos||Video & Audio||Blogs||Statistics||Archive||Shop||Mobile|
Full name Frances Sarah King
Born November 28, 1980, Wellington
Died September 11, 2003, Wellington (aged 22 years 287 days)
Major teams New Zealand Women, Wellington Women
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
|ODI debut||Australia Women v New Zealand Women at Melbourne, Feb 23, 2002 scorecard|
|Last ODI||New Zealand Women v Australia Women at Lincoln, Feb 8, 2003 scorecard|
Frances King, who died on September 11 aged 22 of meningococcal meningitis, played 15 ODIs for New Zealand women. She came to the national selectors' attention in 2001 playing for Wellington when she was awarded the Trish McKelvey Trophy as the most outstanding player of the national under-21 tournament. She made her international debut in February 2001 against Australia and went on to take 21 wickets at 19.23.
After the tragedy of Phillip Hughes' death, this match showed that cricket and life will continue to go on. This time Test cricket dug in and got through to tea.
Josh Hazlewood has been on Australian cricket's radar since he was a teenager. The player that made a Test debut at the Gabba was a much-improved version of the tearaway from 2010
Turning your back on a system that the whole cricketing world wants a discussion on, refusing to discuss it because it is not 100%, is not good enough
After a long time we have seen an Indian team and captain enjoy the challenge of trying to overcome stronger opposition in an overseas Test