Gillian Smith

Born Nov 22, 1965
Nationality England England
Team History
England national women's cricket team England national women's 1986 - 1993

Gillian or Gill Smith is an English cricketer who has played for teams like Yorkshire Women, Middlesex Women and England Women.

Gillian Smith played her first One day International on 22nd June 1986 at Leicester (Grace Road) against India Women. In this match, she bowled 1 over and conceded 8 runs, but failed to take a wicket. While fielding, she took one catch. She was assigned the no. 9 batting spot, but she did not get an opportunity to bat. England Women won this match by 5 wickets with 10 deliveries remaining. Smith debuted in Test cricket against India Women at Wetherby (Collingham Cricket Club) from 26th to 30th June 1986. In the 1st innings, she bowled 16 overs, out of which 6 were maidens, gave away 53 runs and could not make any dismissal. She took one catch. While batting, she was out without scoring a single run. In the 2nd innings, she took 2 wickets in the 17 overs she bowled, in which 30 runs were scored. 8 overs were maidens. She took 1 catch. She did not get a chance to bat. The result of this match was a draw.

Career Highlights

Gillian Smith appeared in 31 One day Internationals and in these made 41 dismissals. She bowled 1521 balls in which 514 runs were scored. Her economy rate was 2.02, bowling strike rate was 37 and bowling average was 12.53. In the 4 Test matches which she played, she bowled 706 deliveries, conceded 327 runs and took 6 wickets. Her bowling strike rate was 117.6, bowling average was 54.50 and economy rate was 2.77.

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