ICC Hall of Fame

Rachael Heyhoe-Flint
Inducted: 2010 | Career: 1960 - 1982


ENGUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

A pioneer of women's cricket, Rachael Heyhoe-Flint was one of the greatest batters of her generation. However, it was her work off the field that was probably her greatest achievement, and she was instrumental in getting the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup up and running in 1973.

Player Bio

One of the greatest women batters ever, Rachael Heyhoe-Flint re-wrote record books all through her cricketing career that lasted 19 years. In 22 Test matches for England, she scored 1,594 runs at an average of 45.54, including three centuries. Her career-best score of 179 came against Australia at The Oval, where she batted for 521 minutes, helping England draw the series in the process. She also holds the record for hitting the first six in a women’s Test against the same opposition at the same venue. In 23 ODIs, she scored 643 runs at an average of 58.45 and a highest score of 114.

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11 Jun 1939
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Date of debut:
2 Dec 1960