Full name Laura Spragg
Born June 16, 1982, Keighley, Yorkshire
Current age 34 years 44 days
Major teams England Under-23 Women, Leeds/Bradford MCCU
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Left-arm medium
|Only Test||England Women v South Africa Women at Shenley, Aug 7-10, 2003 scorecard|
|ODI debut||Denmark Women v England Women at Nykobing Mors, Jul 20, 1999 scorecard|
|Last ODI||England Women v New Zealand Women at Chelmsford, Aug 10, 2004 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|0/40, 3||Yorkshire Women||v Kent Women||Harrogate||12 Jun 2016||Other OD|
|12, 2/24||Yorkshire Women||v Staffs Women||Hanley||30 May 2016||Other OD|
|1/19, 2||Yorkshire Women||v Berkshire Women||Finchampstead||29 May 2016||Other OD|
|0/45, 19||Yorkshire Women||v Surrey Women||Harrogate||15 May 2016||Other OD|
|5*, 3/33||Yorkshire Women||v Surrey Women||Harrogate||30 Aug 2015||Other OD|
|34*, 1/36||Yorkshire Women||v Notts Women||Nettleworth||19 Jul 2015||Other OD|
|1/32||Yorkshire Women||v Middlesex Women||Harrogate||21 Jun 2015||Other OD|
|16, 0/11||Yorkshire Women||v Warwicks Wmn||Solihull||4 May 2015||Other OD|
|41*, 0/17||Yorkshire Women||v Kent Women||Beckenham||3 May 2015||Other OD|
|0/47, 8||Sapphires||v Diamonds||Crowthorne||5 Jul 2008||Other OD|
A left-arm medium-pace bowler, Laura Spragg made her England debut against India in 2002, aged XX. She took a wicket, as well as scoring 21 in a 9th wicket
partnership of 45. Spragg also took 2-31 in the ODI Final against New Zealand at
Chester-le-Street, and has represented England at U19 and U17 level, playing in two European Cup tournaments. Part of the Yorkshire team, she has also played for Leeds/Bradford UCCE while studying for a BA (Hons) in Physical Education.
Laura began playing cricket aged 11 with Keighley U13 boys' team, and first
played women's cricket with Yorkshire Under 15s, aged 12.
Wisden Cricinfo September 2004
Left-arm medium-pace bowler. Laura made her England debut against India this summer (2002) and took a wicket as well as scoring 21 in a 9th wicket partnership of 45. Took 2-31 in the ODI Final against New Zealand at Chester-le-Street, Durham.
Laura has represented England at U19 and U17 level, playing in two European Cup tournaments. At last year's Cup she returned her best bowling figures of 3-8. Part of the Championship winning Yorkshire team this year, she also plays for Leeds/Bradford UCCE and is studying for a BA (Hons) in Physical Education. Laura began playing cricket aged 11 with Keighley U13 boy's team and first played women's cricket with Yorkshire Under 15's aged 12.
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