Rachel Priest

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Rachel Priest
Rachel Priest after the Sydney Thunder vs Adelaide Strikers WBBL game at Robertson Oval.jpg
Priest playing for Sydney Thunder, 2018
Personal information
Full name Rachel Holly Priest
Born (1985-06-13) 13 June 1985 (age 33)
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
Batting Right-handed
Bowling n/a
Role Wicket-keeper
International information
National side
ODI debut 15 July 2007 v Australia
Last ODI 6 July 2017 v West Indies
ODI shirt no. 13
T20I debut 19 July 2007 v Australia
Last T20I 22 February 2017 v Australia
Domestic team information
Years Team
2003–2013 Central Districts Women
Career statistics
Competition WODI WT20I
Matches 83 68
Runs scored 1648 757
Batting average 29.42 16.82
100s/50s 2/9 0/1
Top score 157 60
Catches/stumpings 69/20 38/30
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 6 July 2017

Rachel Holly Priest (born 13 July 1985 in New Plymouth, Taranaki) is a New Zealand cricketer who plays for the Central Districts Hinds in the State League. She was born in New Plymouth. She was the wicketkeeper in New Zealand's unsuccessful 2009 World Cup campaign.

Rachel Priest holds the record for the highest individual score by a batswoman in an ODI innings as wicketkeeper (157) and is the only wicketkeeper batswoman in ODI history to score 150 in an innings.[1]

In May 2018, she was signed by the Wales women's national cricket team, their first overseas signing.[2]


  1. ^ "Records | Women's One-Day Internationals | Batting records | Most runs in an innings by a wicketkeeper | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2017-03-06. 
  2. ^ "Wales sign up Rachel Priest for 2018 County season". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 May 2018. 

External links

  • Media related to Rachel Priest at Wikimedia Commons
  • Rachel Priest at ESPNcricinfo
  • Rachel Priest at CricketArchive (subscription required)

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