Tammy Beaumont

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Tamsin Beaumont
MBE
2017-18 W Ashes A v E Test 17-11-09 Beaumont (02).jpg
Beaumont during the Women's Ashes Test, 2017
Personal information
Full nameTamsin Tilley Beaumont
Born (1991-03-11) 11 March 1991 (age 28)
Dover, Kent, England
BattingRight-handed
Role Wicket-keeper, Opener
International information
National side
Test debut(cap  150)11 August 2013 v  Australia
Last Test18 July 2019 v  Australia
ODI debut(cap  109)4 November 2009 v  West Indies
Last ODI14 December 2019 v  Pakistan
ODI shirt no.12
T20I debut(cap  23)9 November 2009 v  West Indies
Last T20I20 December 2019 v  Pakistan
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2007–present Kent
2016–present Surrey Stars
2016–2017 Adelaide Strikers
Career statistics
Competition WTest WODI WT20I List A
Matches35557136
Runs scored13217338293,819
Batting average 26.4041.2621.8136.72
100s/50s0/15/61/47/19
Top score70168* 116168*
Catches/stumpings 1/–12/47/455/33
Source: Cricinfo, 20 December 2019

Tamsin Tilley Beaumont MBE (born 11 March 1991 in Dover, Kent) is an English cricketer. She opens the batting for Kent Women, and keeps wicket.

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Early career

She made her debut for Kent in early 2007, batting at number five and scoring 13 not out. [1] Her first match for the county as wicket-keeper came two months later as Kent hosted Nottinghamshire, and Beaumont claimed two stumpings and a run out. [2] Later that summer, she was named in the England Development Squad side for the European Championship. She played in two matches, against Netherlands and Ireland, and made 7 & 8 respectively. [3] [4]

Beaumont continued to make regular appearances for Kent through the 2008 and 2009 seasons, and scored her maiden century in August 2009, hitting 136 off 144 balls to help set up a 184 run victory for Kent against the visiting Surrey side. [5] The following month she was called up to the England squad to tour the West Indies, as Sarah Taylor withdrew from the squad to focus on her studies. [6] She made her international debut in the first One Day International of the tour, at Basseterre, on 4 November 2009.

She is the holder of one of the first tranche of 18 ECB central contracts for women players, which were announced in April 2014. [7]

On 9 May 2014 she along with Kathryn Cross and Lauren Winfield joined Chance to Shine Programme as a coaching ambassador. [8]

In April 2015, she was named as one of the England women's Academy squad tour to Dubai, where England women played their Australian counterparts in two 50-over games, and two Twenty20 matches. [9]

International success

In 2017 Women's Cricket World Cup, she along with Sarah Taylor set the highest 2nd wicket partnership ever in the history of Women's Cricket World Cup history(275).This is also the highest partnership for any wicket in Women's World Cup history [10] During the same world cup series she along with Natalie Sciver set the record 4th wicket partnership(170) in Women's Cricket World Cup history [10] Beaumont was a member of the winning women's team at the 2017 Women's Cricket World Cup held in England, and was voted player of the tournament after scoring 410 runs throughout the tournament. [11] [12] [13] Her contribution to England's success was recognised by the award of an MBE in the Queen's 2018 New Year Honours list. [14]

In December 2017, she was named as one of the players in the ICC Women's ODI Team of the Year. [15]

On 20 June 2018, she scored her first century in WT20Is, making 116 against South Africa in the second match of the 2018 England women's Tri-Nation Series. [16] In the same match, England scored 250 runs, a new record for the highest innings total in WT20Is. [17]

In October 2018, she was named in England's squad for the 2018 ICC Women's World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies. [18] [19] Ahead of the tournament, she was named as one of the players to watch. [20] In February 2019, she was awarded a full central contract by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for 2019. [21] [22]

In March 2019, during the first Women's Twenty20 International (WT20I) match against Sri Lanka, Beaumont scored her 1,000th run in WT20I cricket. [23]

In June 2019, the ECB named her in England's squad for their opening match against Australia to contest the Women's Ashes. [24] [25] In the second WODI of the series, Beaumont scored the first century in a WODI by an England cricketer in the Women's Ashes. [26] In January 2020, she was named in England's squad for the 2020 ICC Women's T20 World Cup in Australia. [27]

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