June Moorhouse

Born on 30th January 1943 in Bradford, Yorkshire, is former Test and ODI cricketer for England, June  Moorhouse.

A right-arm fast-medium bowler, June made her Test debut against New Zealand at Scarborough, where she opened the bowling with Mary Pilling. She took 4-38 in the first innings, including the wicket of New Zealand captain Trish McKelvey. In what was a drawn match, June only bowled two overs in the second innings, one of ten bowlers used.

Although batting in the lower order in the early part of her career, June was handy with the bat and moved up the order, finishing with a Test average of 26.53 and a top score of 60 not out.

June’s ODI debut was in the first cricket World Cup, in 1973 where she played in six matches. Another first was being in the first women’s cricket match played at Lord’s Cricket Ground, one of three ODIs against the visiting Australians in 1976. 

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