Born on 20th May 1989, England star Sarah Jane Taylor is one of the outstanding wicketkeeper-batters in the women’s game.
She is widely known for her free flowing stroke play and therefore, bats at the top of the order for England Women’s cricket team in all the formats.
In 2015, Sarah became the first woman to play men’s grade cricket in Australia, when she appeared as wicketkeeper for Northern Districts against Port Adelaide at Salisbury Oval in South Australia’s premier men’s competition.
Here are the top 12 interesting facts about Sarah Taylor that every cricket fan should know:
1.) Sarah made her International debut against India at the age of 17 in 2006.
2.) She became the youngest woman cricketer to score 1000 runs in One Day Internationals when she scored 75 not out at Taunton against India in 2008.
3.) She helped England retain the Ashes in early 2008 and aided World Cup and World Twenty20 glory in 2009, making 78 against West Indies in the former and 50 not out versus India in the latter.