|Full name||Lydia Sophie Greenway|
6 August 1985 |
Farnborough, Kent, England
|Bowling style||Right-arm offbreak|
|Test debut (cap 138)||15 February 2003 v Australia|
|Last Test||11 August 2015 v Australia|
|ODI debut (cap 102)||13 August 2003 v South Africa|
|Last ODI||12 February 2016 v South Africa|
|ODI shirt no.||20|
|T20I debut (cap 4)||5 August 2004 v New Zealand|
|Last T20I||30 March 2016 v Australia|
|Domestic team information|
|Source: Cricinfo, 22 June 2016|
Lydia Sophie Greenway (born 6 August 1985, Farnborough, Kent) is an English cricketer. She is a left-handed batsman. She has appeared for England in seven Tests and 32 ODI's. In the first Test against South Africa in August 2003 she put on a world record 203 for the fourth wicket with Claire Taylor. She was a member of the team which retained the Ashes on tour in Australia in 2008 and won the World Cup and World Twenty/20 Championship in 2009. In addition to her middle order batting, she is one of the best outfielders in the women's game. She was named Player of the Match for her fluent half century in England's win over Australia in a one-day international at Perth on 9 January 2010, and Player of the Series in England's 4 - 1 win in the subsequent Twenty/20 series.
In 1995, at the age of 10, Greenway, together with her sister Emma and some friends, started a ladies team at Hayes Cricket Club. It is now one of the strongest in southern England. She attended Hayes School.
She is the holder of one of the first tranche of 18 ECB central contracts for women players, which were announced in April 2014.
Greenway announced her retirement from international cricket in June 2016.
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