Heather Knight (International Cricketer)

heather-knight.jpgHeather Clare Knight is an international cricketer. She was born on 26 December 1990 in Rochdale and is a right-handed batsman and occasional right arm medium pace bowler.

A prolific batsman at county level for her native Devon, she has played for the Diamonds, the Rubies, England Academy Women and the England Women's team. She topped the county run scoring aggregates in both 2008 (390 runs) and 2009 (622).

She was called into the England squad on their tour of India in 2010 as a replacement for the injured Sarah Taylor and played in the 5th One Day International on 1 March in Bombay, opening the batting and scoring 49 on her international debut.

She toured Sri Lanka with the England team in 2010, making her Twenty/20 debut in the 2nd match of the series on November 22 in Colombo.

Heather plays club cricket for Plymstock Cricket Club in the Devon Cricket League where she opens the batting for the first team.

Heather started attending colts training sessions at just 8 years old and progressed through the youth system at Plymstock.

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