Isa Guha

Isa Guha

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Isa Guha is a retired England cricketer who made her debut against India in 2002 aged just 17, when she became the first Asian to play for England, and was named BBC Asian Network Sports Personality that same year. 

 

A consistent performer in all formats of the game for 10 years, Guha was a member of the all conquering World Cup, World T20 and Ashes winning side of 2009 and especially excelled in limited overs cricket, beccoming the number one ranked bowler in the ICC Women's One Day International rankings. 

 

Guha's most memorable performance came in the Bowral Test in 2007-08 when she took a match-winning 9 for 100 to help England retain the Ashes. 

 

She announced her retirement on 9 March 2012 but continues to play county cricket for Berkshire, while also presenting coverage of the Indian Premier League on ITV4 and working as an ambassador for Sporting Equals and the British Asian Trust, while also studying for a Masters in Neuroscience. 

 

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After riding a road bike five times and using clip-ins on just three occassions you could say I was a little underprepared going into my London to Paris adventure.I'd also taken on some work abroad prior to leaving so my training had been extremely limited.

By Isa Guha