Fran Wilson announces retirement from international cricket
Former Cricket World Cup winner Fran Wilson has announced her retirement from all formats of international cricket. Wilson was a part of the England women’s cricket team that lifted the 2017 Cricket World Cup.
Wilson was born in Farnham, Surrey on November 7, 1991. She is 29 years old right now. Fran was a middle-order batter for the England women’s cricket team who also bowled right-arm off-breaks in the middle.
Recently, Wilson played in the Women’s Hundred 2021 for the Oval Invincibles team. In her entire career, she has played for the England women’s cricket team, the Somerset women’s cricket team, England Cricket Board Development Women’s XI and England Academy Women.
Talking about her international career, Fran Wilson played one Test match, 33 ODI matches and 30 T20I matches. She scored 13 runs in her only Test appearance for the England women’s cricket team.
In the white-ball formats, Wilson scored 468 runs in 23 innings at an average of 22.28. Her highest score in ODIs was 85*. In T20 internationals, Wilson scored 356 runs in 26 innings at a strike rate of close to 100.
Fran Wilson made her international debut for the England women’s cricket team in 2010. Her last appearance for the England women’s cricket team came in a T20I match against the New Zealand women’s cricket team at Wellington on March 7, 2021.
I feel incredibly proud to have played for my country for the past 10 years: Fran Wilson
Announcing her retirement, the 29-year-old England women’s cricket team star Fran Wilson said:
"I feel incredibly proud to have played for my country for the past 10 years and the time now feels right to step away. I am excited for the challenges that domestic cricket will bring in the next chapter of my playing career.