- England national women's cricket team 2001 - present
Caroline Atkins is a Right handed batsman with the England National Women’s Cricket team. She has also played for the South Australia Women’s and the Durham UCCE cricket teams.
Caroline Atkins debuted in International cricket in a test match against the Australian Women’s team at Shenley in 2001. Atkins opened the first innings and could only score 10 runs in 140 balls. The 10 runs also included a boundary and she was trapped leg before wicket by Cathryn Fitzpatrick. In the second innings, Atkins was dismissed for a duck after facing 6 balls when she was one again trapped leg before wicket by Olivia Magno. Australia went on to win the match by an innings and 140 runs. The following month, Atkins played her first One day International match against the Australian women at the Lord’s. Atkins who once again opened the match scored 17 runs in 81 balls which also included a boundary and was caught by Julia Price behind the wicket off a ball by Julie Hayes. However the English eves were defeated and Australia won the match by 66 runs. Atkins has also played Twenty20 International matches for her team.
In a total of 39 One day internationals, Atkins has scored 797 runs with a high score of 145 runs and a strike rate of 49.44. She also has a total of 346 runs with a high score of 90 runs in the 7 test matches that she has played.
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