Heather Knight Biography

( 1990 - )
Heather Knight Biography

Facts of Heather Knight Biography

Date of Birth: 1990 December 26
Age:27 years old
occupationCricketer, Caption of England women's cricket team
body_measurement 34-28-34 inches
education Plymstock School University of Cambridge Cardiff University
place_of_birthRochdale, England
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Heather Knight is a British cricketer, who is the current captain of the England women’s cricket team. Additionally, she is a right-handed batsman and right arm off break bowler. She is unmarried till date and enjoying her single life.

Heather Knight Early Life & Education

Born as Heather Clare Knight was born on December 26, 1990, in Rochdale, England.She remains very close to her parents, they often appear at games sitting anonymously amongst the crowd.

During her childhood days, she used to listen to music. Her favorite cricketer is Dale Steyn, who is a South African fast bowler and current no. 1 Test format Bowler. Heather Knight grew up along with her older brother Steve, playing cricket. She started to play cricket at the age of eight.

Heather studied at Plymstock School, a state auxiliary school in Plymouth, Devon. Hence she granted a place at the University of Cambridge to study natural sciences.

Heather Knight Career

Knight started her cricket career from Plymstock Cricket Club, where she played for the Colts in the under-9s (spot the "well-fed" girl on the back row below!) all the way through to the men's first XI in the Devon League, playing alongside my older brother Steve.

Heather Knight with Plymouth Sports Gazette
Source: Plymouth Sports Gazette

Being the only girl in the men's team at Plymstock often attracted the occasional comment from the opposition: "Does she do our ironing after we finish playing?" being a personal favorite!.

Then, Heather Knight played for the Diamonds, the Rubies, and England Academy Women notwithstanding the England Women’s group.After that, Heather Knight plays club cricket for Plymstock Cricket Club in the Devon Cricket League where she opens the batting for the main group.

Knight was invited into the England team on their voyage through India in 2010 as a replacement for the harmed Sarah Taylor. She played in the fifth One Day International on 1 March in Mumbai, opening the batting and scoring 49 on her universal debut. Heather Knight made her big appearance in the coincidental Ashes test at Sydney’s Bankstown Oval.

Laura Marsh congratulates Heather Knight on her century
Source: Sky Sports

Moreover, Heather is the owner of one of the principal tranche of 18 ECB focal contracts for ladies players, which were announced in April 2014. On 5 June 2016, Knight was elected chief of the England ladies’ cricket group after Charlotte Edwards stood down.

Furthermore, Knight was included in the formation of a UK Cricket Range only for women, the Heather Knight Collection. Co-operating with SM Pintu and Cricket Deal Direct, operating towards their mutual passion for the advancement of Women’s cricket over the UK.

Women's Cricket World Cup

After Charlotte Edwards lasted down, Knight was selected captain of the England women's cricket team on 5 June 2016. Heather headed the England team as a captain in her first Women's Cricket World Cup but they were not able to win and lost to India in the tournament opener.

Holding trophy with her team: Twitter


During the second group match upon Pakistan, she and Natalie Sciver moved on to place on a record 3rd-wicket partnership in the history of Women's Cricket World Cup(213) as England managed to beat Pakistan convincingly by 107 runs. In the final at Lord's Knight headed England to a 9 run success over India.

Heather Knight Personal Life

The 5' 7 " sportsperson has a seductive body measurement of 34-28-34 inches. She can astonish any kind of men and she has been attracting a lot of people through her performance and looks. Her hobbies are fishing and cycling and doing yoga.

Doing yoga with 105 years old lady: Twitter


Being a well-known player her personal life also matters for her fans and her fans are very curious to know about her personal life whether she is dating or not. Well, guys here is the good news for you because Heather Knight is still unmarried till date and her current relationship status are possible to single.

Heather Knight Net Worth

Being a captain of the England women's cricket team, she has played against Australia, Pakistan and much more. She earns  $ 50, 000  which adds up her current net worth of  $ 0. 40 million. To know more about her follow her social networking sites.

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