On 11 May 2016 Charlotte Edwards, England’s women cricket team captain, announced her international retirement.
The 36-year-old, Edwards will continue to play at domestic level including the first edition of the forthcoming Women’s Super League.
• She was a top-order batswomen who debuted in 1995 at the age of 16 against New Zealand at Guildford.
• When she debuted she was the youngest women to play for England, which now rests with Holly Colvin who debuted at the age of 15, in the first Ashes Test in 2005.
• She is the first female cricketer to score 2000 runs in T20 Internationals and the first player either male or female, to score 2500 runs in T20 internationals.
• She won the World T20, the World Cup and the Ashes five times for England.
In Test match she Batted in 43 innings of 23 test matches and scored 1676 runs.