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Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ebony-Jewel Cora-Lee Camellia Rosamond Rainford-Brent MBE – born 31 December 1983 – is an English former cricketer who is now a commentator and Director of Women’s Cricket at Surrey.

Rainford-Brent was a member of the England team that won the 2009 Women’s Cricket World Cup in Australia.

England beat New Zealand by 4 wickets in the final held at North Sydney Oval on 22 March 2009.

In the three months following their World Cup win, the team went on to win the final of the 2009 Women’s World Twenty20 (again beating New Zealand in the final), win the NatWest One Day series 4–0 against Australia, and retain the Women’s Ashes.

After retiring from cricket, Rainford-Brent has gone on to become a sporting executive, a pundit for the BBC’s flagship radio programme Test Match Special, and a motivational speaker.

In January 2015, Rainford-Brent returned to Surrey after being appointed their first Director of Women’s Cricket.

In 2020 she became a part of the Sky Sports cricket commentary team.

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