Sophie Ecclestone is an England women cricketer who plays as Slow left-arm orthodox bowler. Born on May 6, 1999, Sophie belongs to Chester, England and mainly plays for England Academy Women, England Women, Lancashire Women, and Trailblazers. She completed her formative cricketing education at her local club – Alvanley Cricket Club – in Helsby, Cheshire, on the south banks of the River Mersey.
Name: Sophie Ecclestone
Jersey Number: #19
Only Test Debut: vs Australia Women at Sydney, Nov 9-12, 2017
ODI Debut: vs West Indies Women at Florence Hall, Oct 8, 2016
T20I Debut: vs Pakistan Women at Bristol, Jul 3, 2016
Major Teams: England Academy Women, England Women, Lancashire Women, Trailblazers
Sophie has always known that one day she will become a cricketer. She was just 10 years old when her mother realizes that Sophie might play for cricket one day for England. In later years the former Cheshire left-armer and Alvanley stalwart Robin Fisher foster her development in the spin bowling attack.
On 3 July 2016, she made her Twenty20 International (T20I) debut during Pakistan’s voyage through England. In September 2016 she was named in the England ladies’ One Day International squad for their visit toward the West Indies the accompanying month.
She made her Test debut for England ladies against Australia ladies on 9 November 2017 in the Women’s Ashes.
In October 2018, she was named in England’s squad for the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 competition in the West Indies. Ahead of the competition, she was named as one of the players to watch.
In February 2019, she was granted a full focal contract by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for 2019. In June 2019, the ECB named her in England’s squad for their opening match against Australia to challenge the Women’s Ashes.
Source: InstagramDate of Birth: 6th May 1999
Birth Place: Chester, Cheshire, England
When Sophie Ecclestone mother took her to the primary’s after-school cricket club and the new headmaster called her to bowl at him. Sophie bowled him on the very first bowl. She knocked all the three stums and her headmaster was stunned.