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Heather Knight Husband, Age, Height, Batting Stats, Boyfriend, Biography, Wiki

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Heather Knight is a captain of the England Women’s Cricket Team. She is a right-arm off-break bowler who had big shoes to fill after the retirement of former captain Charlotte Edwards. She had been Edwards’ vice-captain since 2014 and also had captaincy experience in county cricket and Hobart Hurricanes in the WBBL.

The right-handed batsman has played for the Diamonds, the Rubies and England Academy Women in addition to the England Women’s team. Heather started playing when she was 6 years old with elder brother. She debuted in test at the age of 19 years and has never looked back since then. She studied Biomedical Sciences at Cardiff University.

Name: Heather Clare Knight

Nickname: Heather

Role: Middle-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm off-break

Source: ESPN

Physical Appearance

Heather Knight Height

5’ 7”

Weight (approx.): in Kilograms- 60 kg
in Pounds- 132 lbs

Eye Colour: Blue

Hair Colour:  Brown

 

Personal Life

Date of Birth: December 26, 1990

Heather Knight Age

30 years

Birth Place: Plymouth

Zodiac sign: Capricorn

Nationality: British

School: Plymstock School, Plymouth, Devon

College: University of Cambridge, England (dropout)
Cardiff University, Wales

Educational Qualifications: Graduate in Biomedical Sciences

 

Source: Instagram

Family

NA

Religion: Christianity

Address: England, United Kingdom

 

Cricket Career

International Debut

TEST: Australia Women v England Women at Sydney, Jan 22-25, 2011

ODI: India Women v England Women at Mumbai, Mar 1, 2010

T20I: Sri Lanka Women v England Women at Colombo (NCC), Nov 22, 2010

Jersey Number: 5

Major Teams:  Diamonds, England Academy Women, England Women, Rubies

Coach/Mentor: NA

Source: ESPN

 

Records

– She was named in the Hobart Hurricanes’ squad for the 2018–19 Women’s Big Bash League season.
– Heather was called into England squad in 2010 as a replacement for injured Sarah Taylor.
– She was appointed captain of the England women’s cricket team on June 5, 2016.
– She became the first women cricketer to score a fifty and took a five-wicket haul in an ODI inning.


Preferences

Hobbies: Listening to music

Favourite Cricketers:  Dale Steyn

Favourite Actress: Julie Walters

Favourite Fictional character: Mrs Incredible

 

Heather Knight Husband

Marital Status: unmarried

 

Awards and recognitions

  • Named one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in April 2018 for winning the World Cup 2017.
  • Knight was awarded the full contract by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for 2019.
Source: ESPN

Controversies

NA

Lesser Known Facts

  • Heather was offered to study natural sciences at the University of Cambridge. She turned the offer down so that her passion is not affected.
Source: ESPN

 

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