Jenny Gunn

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Jenny Gunn
Personal information
Full name Jennifer Louise Gunn
Born (1986-05-09) 9 May 1986 (age 31)
Nottingham, England
Nickname Trigger
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm medium-fast
Role All-rounder
Relations Bryn Gunn (father)
International information
National side
Test debut 21 August 2004 v New Zealand
Last Test 13 August 2014 v India
ODI debut 15 February 2004 v South Africa
Last ODI 23 July 2017 v India
ODI shirt no. 24
T20I debut 5 August 2004 v New Zealand
Last T20I 7 July 2016 v Pakistan
Domestic team information
Years Team
2001–2015 Nottinghamshire
2006/07–2007/08 SA Scorpions
2008/09 Western Fury
2016– Warwickshire
Career statistics
Competition WTest WODI WT20I LO
Matches 11 139 95 170
Runs scored 391 1592 658 3746
Batting average 23.00 20.15 14.30 32.57
100s/50s 0/1 0/5 0/1 5/17
Top score 62* 73 69 123
Balls bowled 2189 5684 1217 7201
Wickets 29 128 66 178
Bowling average 22.24 28.19 18.78 22.97
5 wickets in innings 1 2 1 1
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a n/a
Best bowling 5/19 5/22 5/18 5/31
Catches/stumpings 6/– 47/– 55/– 44/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 23 July 2017

Jennifer Louise "Jenny" Gunn MBE (born 9 May 1986 at Nottingham) is an English cricketer and a member of the current England women's team. A medium-pace bowler and lower-middle-order batsman, she is the daughter of former Nottingham Forest player Bryn Gunn. She plays for Nottinghamshire and Western Australia and made her Test debut at 17 against New Zealand at Scarborough in 2004. She also plays for Ransome & Marles CC, Newark, Nottinghamshire. A late injury forced her out of the Women's World Cup final in Sydney in 2009 but she was at the crease when England defeated New Zealand in the Twenty/20 World Championship final at Lords.

She was vice-captain of the England side that beat Australia in the female version of the Ashes in 2013 and 2013-4. She was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2014 Birthday Honours for services to cricket.[1][2]

She is the holder of one of the first tranche of 18 ECB central contracts for women players, which were announced in April 2014.[3] She signed Warwickshire for 2016 Women's County Championship.[4]

Gunn was a member of the winning women's team at the 2017 Women's Cricket World Cup held in England.[5][6][7]

References

  1. ^ "No. 60895". The London Gazette (Supplement). 14 June 2014. p. b19. 
  2. ^ Daily Telegraph, page S28, 14 June 2014.
  3. ^ "England women earn 18 new central contracts". BBC. 20 April 2015. Retrieved 6 May 2014. 
  4. ^ England all-rounder moves to Edgbaston from Nottinghamshire
  5. ^ Live commentary: Final, ICC Women's World Cup at London, Jul 23, ESPNcricinfo, 23 July 2017.
  6. ^ World Cup Final, BBC Sport, 23 July 2017.
  7. ^ England v India: Women's World Cup final – live!, The Guardian, 23 July 2017.

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