Sophie Ecclestone Biography: Age, Height, Parents, Husband, Net Worth

Sophie Ecclestone , Age, Height, Parents, Husband, Net Worth – Sophie Ecclestone is an English cricketer who plays for England's women's cricket team.


Name: Sophie Ecclestone
Age: 24 Years
Husband: Craig Hitchmough
Date of Birth: 6 May 1999
Nationality: English
Net Worth: $1 million

Sophie Ecclestone Biography

Sophie Ecclestone was born on 6 May 1999. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. She grew up playing cricket and other outdoor sports with her elder brother, James, and father in Helsby village in Cheshire.

It was James who taught her how to play both football and cricket. She received her formal
cricket training at Alvanley Cricket Club in Helsby under coach Robin Fisher, where her father was the junior coordinator. She attended Helsby High School.

At 17, Ecclestone was in contention for selection to play for England when the 2017 Women's Cricket World Cup approached. However, she had another round of exams to go through before finishing school.

Therefore, her parents and England's then-coach Mark Robinson decided that she would
not play for England that summer.

Sophie Ecclestone Age

He is 24 years old.

Sophie Ecclestone Height

She stands 5'11 tall

Sophie Ecclestone Parents

Her father, Paul Ecclestone, was a junior coordinator at Alvanley Cricket Club. Her mother's name is Elaine Ecclestone.

Sophie Ecclestone Siblings

She has a brother, James Ecclestone

Sophie Ecclestone Nationality

She is a British

Sophie Ecclestone Career

She joined the Alvanley Cricket Club at 7. Ecclestone passed through the Under-13s, 15s and 17s before debuting for Cheshire women's county team in 2013.

Later, she joined the Lancashire Women cricket team and made her first-class debut against Nottinghamshire at the age of 16. Ecclestone plays for Lancashire Thunder in the Women's Cricket Super League (also called Kia Super League).

After having a good run at the domestic level, she was fast-tracked into England's Academy squad. She was also on was on the England development programme before being selected for the England Academy winter squad in 2016, where she toured Sri Lanka. During that tour, she picked up 16 wickets for the Academy in a tri-series against Australia A and Sri Lanka A, including four wickets in a match against the latter team in Panagoda.

On 3 July 2016, she made her international T20I debut against Pakistan at County Ground,
Bristol during the Pakistan Women tour of England. During the match, she took her first wicket with a full toss.

On 3 July 2016 she made her Twenty20 International (T20I) debut during Pakistan's tour of England. In September 2016 she was named in the England women's One Day International squad for their tour to the West Indies the following month.

She made her Test debut for England women against Australia women on 9 November 2017 in the Women's Ashes.

In October 2018, she was named in England's squad for the 2018 ICC Women's World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies. Ahead of the tournament, she was named as one of the players to watch.

In February 2019, she was awarded a full central contract by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for 2019. In June 2019, the ECB named her in England's squad for their opening match against Australia to contest the Women's Ashes.

In January 2020, she was named in England's squad for the 2020 ICC Women's T20 World Cup in Australia. On 1 March 2020, in England's final group match of the tournament, Ecclestone took her 50th wicket in WT20Is, and her 100th wicket in international cricket. She became the youngest woman to take 50 wickets in T20I cricket.

In 2020, she represented Trailblazers in the Women's T20 Challenge, an Indian women's cricket Twenty20 tournament. IPL Trailblazers beat IPL Supernovas by 16 runs in the final and won their maiden title.

In the 2022 FairBreak Invitational T20 tournament, she represented the team Spirit. She was the highest wicket-taker of the tournament. The tournament was won by Tornadoes, who beat Falcons in the final by 8 wickets.

In 2023, she was signed by UP Warriorz for Rs 1.8 crore for the Women's Premier League (WPL).

Sophie Ecclestone Husband

Ecclestone is not married yet, but she is in a long-term relationship with her boyfriend, Craig Hitchmough. Sophie Ecclestone got engaged to Craig Hitchmough in 2021.

Sophie Ecclestone Children

As at the time of this writing, She does not have children

Sophie Ecclestone Net Worth

Sophie Ecclestone has a net worth of $1 million in 2023. Her net worth in rupees is around Rs 7.9 crores.

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