Charlotte Edwards inducted in ICC Hall of Fame
Charlotte Edwards [Source: Associated Press]
Current Head Coach of Southern Vipers and former England cricketer Charlotte Edwards has been inducted in ICC's Hall of Fame. Edwards made her international debut in 1996, She scored her first international century (102) in 1997 against South Africa, in just her second ODI.
Edwards has been a leading woman in England Women's cricket. She retired from the game in 2016, at the time she was the leading run scorer in ODIs and T20Is and still retains the top spot.
The batter scored a gigantic 10,273 runs for England including 9 centuries and 46 half-centuries.
Charlotte Edwards delighted
"I would like to thank the ICC for this recognition of my career. It’s a massive honour to be included in the ICC Hall of Fame alongside the very illustrious company that has already been inducted. I’d like to thank and share this moment with my family and friends, my teammates, and all of the coaches that have supported me throughout. I loved every minute of my international career and I’m absolutely delighted to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame."
After retirement, Edwards coached South Vipers, she led the team to three trophy wins. Her team won the first two Racheal Heyhoe Flint Trophies and then later went on to win. the Charlotte Edwards Cup in 2022.
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