Sarah Taylor is a retired professional cricketer from England. She played domestic for Sussex from 2004-2021. She was also a fixture in the England Women’s Cricket Team from 2006 to 2019.

Player Profile and Personal Life

Sarah Jane Taylor was born on May 20, 1989, in Whitechapel, London. She bats right-handed and was a wicket-keeper-batter.

In school, she and her teammate and future professional cricket player Holly Colvin caused controversy when they were allowed to play in the boy’s team at Brighton College.

Role Wicket Keeper
Born 20 May 1989
Nationality England England
Playing Style Right Handed
Team History
England national women's cricket team England national women's 2006 - 2021


She started her professional career playing for the Sussex Women’s Cricket Team. She was with them from 2004 to 2021.

In 2006, she was capped by the England Women’s Cricket Team to play in Test Cricket, One Day International, and in T20Is. She made her debut for all three in August 2006 and was part of the English team through to 2019.

In addition to playing for Sussex in the domestic scene, she also played for Wellington, South Australia, the Adelaide Strikers, Lancashire Thunder, Surrey Stars, Northern Diamonds, and Welsh Fire.

She retired from international cricket in 2019 citing mental health issues. She has not been part of any domestic cricket events since 2021.

Career Statistics

  • Matches - 10 (WTest), 126 (WODI), 90(WT20I), 256 (WLA)
  • Runs Scored - 300 (WTest), 4,056(WODI) 2,177 (WT20I), 8,647 (WLA)
  • Batting Average - 18.75 (WTest),38.26 (WODI), 29.02 (WT20I), 41.97 (WLA)

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