Jennifer Louise Gunn MBE, born on May 9, 1986, is a former English cricketer known for her right-arm medium bowling and right-handed batting skills.

Full nameJennifer Louise Gunn
Born9 May 1986 (age 37)
Nottingham, England
NicknameTrigger
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium
RoleAll-rounder
RelationsBryn Gunn (father)

She had a remarkable international career, representing England in 11 Test matches, 144 One Day Internationals, and 104 Twenty20 Internationals from 2004 until her retirement in October 2019.

Gunn played for various domestic teams, including Nottinghamshire, Yorkshire, Warwickshire, Yorkshire Diamonds, Loughborough Lightning, Northern Diamonds, Northern Superchargers, South Australia, and Western Australia.

Jennifer Gunn Biography:

Jennifer Gunn, the daughter of former Nottingham Forest player Bryn Gunn, started as a slow seam bowler and lower-middle-order batsman. She made her Test debut at the age of 17 against New Zealand at Scarborough in 2004.

Apart from playing for Nottinghamshire and Western Australia, she was associated with Ransome & Marles CC, Newark, Nottinghamshire. In 2009, she missed the Women’s World Cup final in Sydney due to a late injury but played a crucial role in England’s victory against New Zealand in the Twenty/20 World Championship final at Lords.

International Career:

Gunn was the vice-captain of the England side that won the female Ashes against Australia in 2013 and 2013-14. Her contributions to cricket earned her the prestigious honor of being appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2014 Birthday Honours.

She was among the first 18 women players to receive central contracts from the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) in April 2014. Gunn signed with Warwickshire ahead of the 2016 season. She was part of the victorious England team that won the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup held in England. Notably, in March 2018, during the 2018 Women’s T20I Tri Nations Series in India, she became the first cricketer, male or female, to play in 100 T20 International matches.

Gunn continued her successful run, representing England in the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies. She was awarded a full central contract by the ECB for 2019. In June 2019, she was named in England’s squad for the Women’s Ashes against Australia. However, in October 2019, Gunn announced her retirement from international cricket.

Domestic Cricket:

In April 2022, she joined the Northern Superchargers for the inaugural season of The Hundred. Eventually, at the end of the 2022 season, Jennifer Louise Gunn announced her retirement from all forms of cricket.

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