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Heather Knight
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Heather Knight

England|Middle order batter
Heather Knight

INTL CAREER: 2010 - 2021

Full Name

Heather Clare Knight

Born

December 26, 1990, Plymouth

Age

30y 269d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm offbreak

Playing Role

Middle order batter

TEAMS

Heather Knight was left with big shoes to fill when she was named England captain in June 2016 following the retirement of Charlotte Edwards. It was, though, a natural progression for Knight who had been Edwards' vice-captain since 2014 and had built captaincy experience with Berkshire in county cricket and Hobart Hurricanes in the WBBL.

Knight, a top-order batsman who has latterly developed her offspin into a very handy second string, having initially bowled medium pace before a serious hamstring injury, had become a regular presence in England's top order since making her debut in 2010.

Her Test debut came a year later, against Australia in Sydney, and it is the longest format that includes her stand-out international performance to date. Facing Australia again, in 2013 at Wormsley, Knight scored 157 in a near seven-hour stay in the middle which helped England secure a draw and they would ultimately regain the Ashes.
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Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
WTEST814148115737.00110543.521356080
WODI10910423311610638.46435171.6112229716380
WT20I8575151379108*22.981167118.161414223260
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
WTEST8838315372/73/4821.852.3954.70000
WODI1095117191262505/265/2625.244.4034.30110
WT20I8536525500203/93/925.005.7126.20000
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Heather Knight drives during her half-century
Heather Knight holds the series trophy aloft
Heather Knight played a vital hand in the chase
Heather Knight shapes up for a reverse sweep
Heather Knight drives through the covers
Heather Knight signals in the field