Enid Bakewell bowled slow left arm orthodox and batted right handedly in the England Women cricket team. She also played for teams like Nottinghamshire Women and East Midlands Women.

Australia Women and England Women played a Test match from 27th to 30th December 1968 at Adelaide (Barton Oval) and this was the debut Test match of Enid Bakewell. In the 1st innings, she was allocated the No. 1 batting spot and she scored 113 runs. She bowled 22 overs, out of which 3 were maidens and gave away 70 runs. In the 2nd innings, she was again the opening batsman and she scored 37 runs. The result of this match was a draw. Bakewell debuted in One day International cricket against International XI on 23rd June 1973 at Hove (New County Ground). She was not out on 101 during this match. She took 1 wicket in the 12 overs she bowled during which 20 runs were scored and 4 overs were maidens. England Women won this match by 135 runs.

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Born 16 Dec 1940
Nationality England England
Team History
England national women's cricket team England national women's 1968 - 1982

Enid Bakewell contested in 12 Test matches and scored 1078 runs at a batting average of 59.88 inclusive of 7 half centuries and 4 centuries and she took 9 catches. She bowled 2697 balls in which 831 runs were scored and 50 dismissals were effected. She also participated in 23 One day Internationals wherein she scored 500 runs at a batting average of 35.71. She hit 2 hundreds and 2 fifties and took 7 catches. She took 25 wickets in the 1313 balls she bowled and conceded 528 runs.

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    Diana Palmer

    Hi Enid Lovely to hear you on radio Nottingham. I am sorry we lost touch I still live at Mansfield. Pleased you still play cricket.

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