CricBuzzLive 365 .Aisa Cup 2018, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Watch Live Cricket Match Stream | Cricbuzz Live IPL 2019 Match | Live Match Scorecard

Meet Eileen Whelan, The Oldest Living International Cricketer, Who Just Turned 107

Meet Eileen Whelan, The Oldest Living International Cricketer, Who Just Turned 107


After enjoying her final Take a look at towards New Zealand, Whelan retired in 1949 © Twitter/ICC


Cricket is well over a 100 years outdated in South Asia. However there is one uncommon cricketer in England, who’s as outdated as the preferred cricketing tradition within the sub-continent. After turning 107 on Wednesday, London-born Eileen Whelan is now the oldest dwelling cricketer ever. Whelan, who has performed cricket each sooner than and after the 2d Global Conflict, reportedly debuted for England in June 1937 towards Australia in Northampton. Except for representing England, she has additionally performed for South of England, Civil Provider and Middlesex. The Global Cricket Council (ICC) took to Twitter to percentage a video of Whelan doing yoga with England’s present girls’s cricket group captain, Heather Knight. The tweet learn, “The oldest dwelling Take a look at cricketer turns 107 nowadays! Eileen Ash debuted for England in June 1937 – present skipper @Heatherknight55 stuck up along with her previous this yr for a place of yoga!”

In 2017, right through the ICC Ladies’s Global Cup in England, Whelan was once provide on the Lord’s Cricket Flooring to ring the bell for the overall fit of the match between England and India.

Whelan, who’s sometimes called Eileen Ash, has formally performed seven Take a look at fits, and accrued most effective 38 runs with the bat. On the other hand, batting wasn’t one thing she was once identified for. Within the seven Checks she was once a part of, Whelan had picked 10 wickets with an economic system of two.32.

Whelan performed her final Take a look at towards the New Zealand girls’s group at Auckland in March 1949.



http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CricBuzzLive 365 © 2018 Frontier Theme