Rosalie Birch

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Rosalie Birch
Personal information
Full name Rosalie Anne Birch
Born (1983-12-06) 6 December 1983 (age 31)
St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
Nickname Cheesy
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm off break
Role All-rounder
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 139) 7 August 2003 v South Africa women
Last Test 15 February 2008 v Australia women
ODI debut (cap 96) 13 August 2003 v South Africa women
Last ODI 24 February 2008 v New Zealand women
ODI shirt no. 21
Domestic team information
Years Team
2000– Sussex (squad no. 8)
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I
Matches 7 37 4
Runs scored 158 301 27
Batting average 17.55 15.05 6.75
100s/50s 0/1 0/0 0/0
Top score 62 46* 11
Balls bowled 860 1342 48
Wickets 13 46 5
Bowling average 30.15 18.04 7.80
5 wickets in innings 0 1 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling 3/57 5/50 4/27
Catches/stumpings 4/0 7/0 1/0
Source: Cricinfo, 27 March 2013

Rosalie Anne Birch (born 6 December 1983 at St Albans, Hertfordshire) is an English cricketer and a member of the current England team. An off spinner and lower middle order batsman, she was part of the England team that won the Ashes in 2005 and retained them in 2008.[1]

From 2003 Birch combined her cricketing career with full-time study at the University of Sussex.[2] she graduated with a BA in Linguistics in 2006.

She has played seven Test matches, 37 One Day Internationals and four Twenty20 Internationals.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile from Cricinfo.
  2. ^ "University cricketer selected for England team South Africa tour". Bulletin (University of Sussex). 13 February 2004. Retrieved 10 October 2009.