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Doris Turner      

Full name Doris Mildred Turner

Born March 3, 1908, Weobley, Herefordshire

Died April 1986, Wandsworth, London (aged 78 years days)

Major teams East Women, England Women, Middlesex Women, South Women, Sussex Women

Also known as Doris Coysh

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
Tests 4 4 1 17 9 5.66 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 5 222 46 1 1/12 1/12 46.00 1.24 222.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia Women v England Women at Brisbane, Dec 28-31, 1934 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand Women v England Women at Christchurch, Feb 16-18, 1935 scorecard
Test statistics
Profile

Doris Turner (married name Coysh) made history on two notable occasions. Firstly, she played in the first four Test matches, which were played during England's successful tour of Australia and New Zealand in 1934-35. Then, in 1959, as Doris Coysh she became the first female umpire, going on to stand in two women's Tests (the second Test between England and Australia in 1963, and the third Test between England and New Zealand in 1966). She also played for East and Middlesex.
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