Esme Irwin has played for teams like South Women, Middlesex Women and England Women.

Esme Irwin has played her first Test match from 2nd to 5th December 1960 against South Africa Women at Port Elizabeth (Crusaders Ground). In the 1st innings, she could not take any wicket in the 16 overs she bowled during which 17 runs were scored and 10 of her overs were maidens. She batted at the No. 11 spot and was unbeaten for 1. In the 2nd innings, she bowled 30 overs, out of which 9 were maidens, conceded 42 runs and took 3 wickets. She did not get a chance to bat. This match was drawn. Irwin’s final Test match was against South Africa Women from 13th to 16th January 1961 at Cape Town (Newlands). In the 1st innings, she was not out on 2. She bowled 10 maiden overs out of a total of 32 overs in which 61 runs were scored but failed to take a wicket. In the 2nd innings, she did not get an opportunity to bat. She bowled 6 overs during which 18 runs were conceded and no dismissal took place. The result of this match was a draw.

Born 13 Jun 1931
Died 18 Aug 2001 (70 years)
Nationality England England
Team History
England national women's cricket team England national women's 1960 - 1961

Career Highlights

Esme Irwin played in overall 4 Test matches in which she bowled 1056 deliveries in which 250 runs were scored and 10 dismissals took place. Her bowling strike rate was 105.6, economy rate was 1.42 and bowling average was 25. She could score only 3 runs in these matches.

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