She married England Test cricketer Roger Prideaux and they were the first of only three married couples along with and the Sri Lankans Guy de Alwis and Rasanjali de Alwis (née Silva) in the 1980s to 90's and the Australians Mitchell Starc and Alyssa Starc (née Healy) to have both played Test cricket. She coached and managed the England women's team from 1988-93 before emigrating to South Africa with her husband.
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