Heather Knight (Cricketer) Biography, Age, Height, Education, Career, Net Worth, Boyfriend, Stats, Batting Style and Bowling, WPL 2023, T20 Ranking, Family, Father, Records, Instagram, and More

Heather Clare Knight OBE (born 26 December 1990) is an English cricketer who is captain of the England women’s cricket team. She is a right-handed batter and right arm off spin bowler. Knight played in her 100th Women’s One-Day International match for England in December 2019.

Heather Knight Biography

Heather Knight Personal Life

Knight was born on 26 December 1990 in Rochdale and was educated at Plymstock School, a state secondary school in Plymouth, Devon. She was offered a place at the University of Cambridge to study natural sciences, but turned it down so that she would have the time to play cricket. She went on to study Biomedical Sciences at Cardiff University.

Knight was the first woman, and also the first England player, to score an international century in all three formats of the game.

Heather Knight Career

Heather Knight Career

Knight played club cricket for Plymstock Cricket Club in the Devon Cricket League.[4] She started attending colts training sessions at 8 years old and progressed through the club’s youth system.

Knight is a prolific batter at county level, initially for her home county of Devon and currently for Berkshire. She topped the county run scoring aggregates in both 2008 (390 runs) and 2009 (622). She also played for the Diamonds, Sapphires and Emeralds in the Super Fours.

Knight captained Western Storm in the now-defunct Women’s Cricket Super League, leading them to the title in 2017 and 2019. She was the competition’s leading run-scorer across its four seasons. She continued to play for Western Storm in the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy in 2020.

Knight was called into the England squad on their tour of India in 2010 as a replacement for the injured Sarah Taylor and played in the 5th One Day International on 1 March in Mumbai, opening the batting and scoring 49 on her international debut. She toured Sri Lanka with the England team in 2010, making her Twenty20 debut in the 2nd match of the series on 22 November in Colombo.

She made her test debut in the one-off Ashes test at Sydney’s Bankstown Oval in January 2011.

On 18 June 2020, Knight was named in a squad of 24 players to begin training ahead of international women’s fixtures starting in England following the COVID-19 pandemic. In June 2021, Knight was named as the captain of England’s Test squad for their one-off match against India.

Heather Knight Cricket Stats

On 3 July 2021, in the home series against India, Knight scored her 3,000th run and took her 50th wicket in WODI cricket. In December 2021, Knight was named as the captain of England’s squad for their tour to Australia to contest the Women’s Ashes. In February 2022, she was named as the captain of England’s team for the 2022 Women’s Cricket World Cup in New Zealand.

In July 2022, she was named as the captain of England’s team for the cricket tournament at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.

Cricket Stats

Batting & Fielding
FORMAT Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
WTEST 10 17 2 705 168* 47.00 1484 47.50 2 3 80 1 10 0
WODI 129 124 25 3589 106 36.25 4950 72.50 2 24 345 18 42 0
WT20I 98 86 19 1583 108* 23.62 1338 118.31 1 4 163 27 29 0
FORMAT Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
WTEST 10 8 383 153 7 2/7 3/48 21.85 2.39 54.7 0 0 0
WODI 129 59 1923 1395 56 5/26 5/26 24.91 4.35 34.3 1 1 0
WT20I 98 39 543 526 21 3/9 3/9 25.04 5.81 25.8 0 0 0

Heather Knight Family

On the other hand, if we talk about her family, then her father’s name is Mike Knight while her mother’s name is Becky Knight, and her brother’s name is Steve Knight.

Heather Knight Family

Heather Knight Education

If we talk about her education, then she has completed his elementary education at Plymstock School, after that, she has completed her graduation from the University of Cambridge. and then She has completed a Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences from Cardiff University.

Heather knight Boyfriend

If we talk about Heather knight’s boyfriend, then her boyfriend’s name is Tim, and heather knight and Tim are dating each other since the year 2018.

Heather Knight Boyfriend

Heather knight Net Worth

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Net Worth $10K
Net Worth In Indian Rupees 80 Lakhs INR +
Monthly Income And Salary 2 lakh – 4 lakh
Yearly Income 15 Lakhs+
Income Source Cricket, Advertisement

Awards and recognitions

  • Named one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in April 2018 for winning the World Cup 2017.
  • Knight was awarded the full contract by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for 2019.

Know Some Interesting Facts About Heather Knight

  • Does Heather Knight smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Heather Knight drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Heather was the highest run-scorer in the county cricket in 2008 and 2009.
  • Her favourite fictional character is ‘Mrs. Incredible.’
  • Heather was offered to study natural sciences at the University of Cambridge. She turned the offer down so that her passion is not affected.


Real Name Heather Clare Knight
Profession English Women Cricketer (Batsman, Wicket-keeper)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 60 kg
in Pounds- 132 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.) 34-28-34
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Brown
International Debut Test– 22 January 2011 vs Australia Women in Sydney
ODI– 1 March 2010 vs India Women in Mumbai
T20– 22 November 2010 vs Sri Lanka Women in Colombo
Coach/Mentor Not Known
Jersey Number #5 (England Women)
Domestic/State Teams Diamonds, England Academy Women, England Women, Rubies
Bowling Style Right-arm offbreak
Batting Style Right-hand bat
Records/Achievements (main ones) Not Known
Career Turning Point In 2008, she was the top-scorer in the county with aggregates in both 2008 (390 runs) and 2009 (622).
Personal Life
Date of Birth 26 December 1990
Age (as in 2016) 26 Years
Birth Place England, United Kingdom
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Capricorn
Nationality British
Hometown England, United Kingdom
School Plymstock School, Plymouth, Devon
College/ University University of Cambridge, England (dropout)
Cardiff University, Wales
Educational Qualification Graduate in Biomedical Sciences
Family Father– Not Known
Mother– Not Known
Brother– Not Known
Sister– Not Known
Religion Christianity
Hobbies Listening to music
Favourite Things
Favourite Cricketer Dale Steyn
Favourite Actress Julie Walters
Favourite Songs Rhythm of the Night by Corona
Boys, Affair & More
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends Not Known
Husband N/A

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