Jo Chamberlain

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Joanna Michelle Chamberlain, known as Jo, is a cricketer who played for the England women's cricket team in 9 Test matches and 39 One Day Internationals from 1987 to 1995.

She scored a total of 197 runs in the tests matches against Australia, India and New Zealand, averaging 17.9 with a best of 59 against Australia. She took 28 wickets at a cost of just 24.75 with a best analysis of 5 for 26 against the New Zealanders.

She made 422 runs in One Day International cricket at 20.09 with the highlight an unbeaten 47 against New Zealand. She took 49 wickets at the excellent average of 16.42 with an economy rate of just 2.5 per over. Her best spell was a devastating 7 for 8 against Denmark.

She helped the England Women's team win the World Cup in 1993, scoring 38 and taking a wicket as in the victory over New Zealand in the final at Lord's.

She was born on April 25, 1969 in Leicester and played her regional cricket for East Midlands Women. She is also known as Jo Jordon, her married name.

Tragically she lost her son, Scott, to cot death in February 2000 and, with the help of England players such as Clare Taylor, has been fundraising for The Cot Death Society ever since.

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