Playing Role - Wicket-Keeper & Right-Hand Bat
County - Surrey Stars & England
Date of Birth - 20 May 1989
“…she (Sarah Taylor) is the best wicket-keeper in the world, men or women.”
Dane van Niekerk – South Africa Women Captain
Sarah Taylor is a world-class wicket-keeper and exciting top-order batter. Her rapid speed and reflexes behind the stumps has led to dismissals that take the breath away.
Sarah joined Surrey Stars in 2018 from Lancashire Lightning. She has played for a number of clubs in England and Australia, taking in the BBL on her global cricketing journey. In 2013, she made her debut in men’s cricket for Walmley CC in the Birmingham Premier League, becoming the first woman to play in this league in 125 years. She chalked-up a further first in 2015 when Sarah was signed to play grade cricket in Australia for Northern Districts.
Sarah first appeared for England in August 2006 vs. India. She scored her first ODI century (101) in March 2007 vs Australia. Sarah has appeared in 9 test matches, over 120 international ODIs (AVG 39.18) and 81 T20s (AVG 21.00). In limited over cricket Sarah has taken 149 catches and 105 stumpings. Sarah was a member of the winning England squad which lifted the Womens World Cup (2017).
Sarah is associated with: –
Gunn & Moore – Gunn & Moore provide Sarah with all her on-field equipment allowing her to perform to the exacting standards required from an international cricketer.
White & Case LLP – Sarah has recently become an Ambassador for White & Case LLP who provide outstanding legal services worldwide.
(Photo by Nurphoto)
(Profile Update: 26/03/19)