Birth date 20 May 1989 (30 years)
Nationality England England
Position Wicket Keeper
Team history
England national women's 2006 - 0

Sarah Taylor is currently playing as the wicket-keeper for the England women’s National cricket team. Sarah Jane Taylor was born in Whitechapel, London. Besides playing in the middle order for test matches, right-handed Taylor is an opener for the ODI matches for England. Besides these, she is a regular at T20 matches and also plays for Emeralds in Super4s.

Taylor is also a regular member for the Sussex county cricket team. Playing with shirt No. 30, Taylor was a part of the English team for the women’s Ashes in 2008. England had won the Ashes to bring back glory for their country. She scored 129 runs against South Africa in August 2008. In the same match, Taylor partnered with Caroline Atkins for the first-wicket to score 268 runs in total. That is a record in women’s ODI cricket.

The next month, in September 2008, Taylor achieved the honor of being the youngest women to score more than 1000 runs for one-day matches. She has played a total of 49 ODIs and 4 tests besides 14 T20 internationals. Her batting average for ODIs is 39.10 with a total of 1,525 runs.

In 2009, Taylor scored a run-a-ball 120 against Australia, setting up a new record for English women cricketers against Australian players.

Career Highlights

Has a record for highest score by an Englishwomen against Australia with 120 runs.

Youngest international women cricketer to have crossed the 1000 run mark.

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