At the MCC Women’s Day on Friday, after Middesex Women had secured a comprehensive victory over their hosts MCC out on the hallowed turf, the Club invited Women’s players, past and present, into the Middlesex Room for the unveiling of a Wall of Fame – to mark the achievements of some of Middlesex’s most celebrated Women’s cricketers.
The installation, erected on the wall in the Middlesex Room, features the names and career dates of nine Middlesex Women players who have made their mark in their careers with the Club.
Whilst the earliest recorded Middlesex Women’s match was played in the 1930’s, qualification for those named on the Honours Wall used statistics from the 1980 season onwards, when Middlesex Women first began competing in the County Championship competition.
The nine players to make the Wall of Fame were as follows:
All nine players made it to Lord’s for the unveiling of the installation and enjoyed a day of hospitality with their former teammates, reminiscing on former glories, whilst watching the stars of today in action.
On the unveiling of the Middlesex Women’s Wall of Fame, Kari Carswell, Head of Women’s Cricket for Middlesex, said:
“We are really proud of the achievements of these nine players, who have all played such an important role in Middlesex Women’s history.
“The installation of the Women’s Wall of Fame alongside the Men’s, in the Middlesex Room, is a fitting way to acknowledge their contributions to our success over the durations of their careers.
“We look forward to our current players aspiring to get their names up on the honours wall and it gives all players from future generations something to aim for in their careers.”