England Women's Cricket Eleven

1971 , Kingston upon Hull (Yorkshire)

Anglia TV sports news on the cricketing "battle of the sexes" including an interview with England Women's Cricket Captain Rachael Heyhoe Flint.

Anglia TV report on a Sunday afternoon from a cricket match in Hull, where the England Women’s Cricket Eleven play against the men’s Fenner’s Eleven, a local amateur league side. The reporter’s commentary focusses on women in sport, asking “is cricket really a man’s game?” Interview with England captain, Rachael Heyhoe Flint, who doesn’t think so, offering a solid argument as to why women should have a respected place in the world of cricket. Interviews also with team players Lynne Thomas, the Australian cricketer in the England team Dawn Newman, and also Lesley Clifford, the only married player in the team.

Keywords

Cricket; Sexism.

Background Information

England captain Rachael Heyhoe Flint received an MBE in 1972 for services to women's cricket. Lynne Thomas was the first woman to score a century in one day international cricket. The England Women’s versus Fenner’s Eleven match takes place at Fenner Cricket Club’s Marfleet Lane ground. Hull’s Fenner Cricket Club folded in 2015 following the resignation of several senior players.

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England Women's Cricket Eleven

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