Sophia Dunkley Biography, Records, Height, Age, Boyfriend, Family & More


Sophia Dunkley Biography

Sophia Dunkley Biography, Sophia Dunkley Father, Sophia Dunkley Origin: Sophia Dunkley is an English professional cricketer who has represented her country in all three formats of cricket as a batting all-rounder. In February 2023, in the auction of the inaugural edition of WPL, she was acquired by Gujarat Gints Women for Rs 60 lakhs. In March 2023, in her 3rd match, she smashed 65 runs off only 28 balls, which helped the team set a massive target of 202 runs. This further led to an 11-run win, making her the player of the match. 



Basic Information | Sophia Dunkley Biography

  • Name: Sophia Ivy Rose Dunkley 
  • Member of WPL team: Gujarat Giants Women 
  • Role: batting Allrounder 
  • Batting Style: Right-hand bat 
  • Bowling Style: Legbreak 

Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.): 5 ft 7 in 
  • Weight (approx.): 63 kgs 
  • Eye Color: dark brown 
  • Hair Color: black 

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Personal Life of Sophia Dunkley

  • Date of Birth: 16th July 1998
  • Age: 24 years 
  • Birth Place: Lambeth, Surrey 
  • Zodiac sign: Cancer 
  • Nationality: resident of England 
  • Occupation – professional cricketer 
  • School and College: mill hill school(from age 13-18) and then Loughborough University  

Family & Religion | Sophia Dunkley Biography

Sophia Dunkley was born as a single child and raised by a single parent. Nothing more is known yet. 

Cricket Career Of Sophia Dunkley

ODI debut – 27 June 2021 against India 

T20I debut – 12th November 2018 against Bangladesh 

Test Debut – 16th June 2021 against India 

  • Jersey Number: 47 and 100 for GG
  • Domestic/State Teams: England Women, Gujarat Giants, Middlesex Women, South East Stars, Spirit Women, Trailblazers, Surrey Stars and Southern Brave 

Highlighted Records of Sophia Dunkley

Top Records 

Test Records 

ODI Records 

  • 40th in most runs in a  calendar year – 590
  • 14th in most runs in an inning (by batting position) – 73*
  • 49th in highest career batting average – 31.08
  • 29th in the youngest player to score a hundred – 23 years and 364 days 
  • 25th in fewest ducks in career – 26
  • 2nd in best career bowling average (without qualification) – 1.00
  • 28th in highest partnership for the third wicket – 142
  • 12th in highest partnership for the sixth wicket – 92*

T20I Records 

  • 42nd in most runs in the calendar year – 425 
  • 25th in most runs in an inning (by batting position) – 35
  • 7th in highest partnership for the seventh wicket – 58

Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: playing cricket 
  • Favourite Cricketers: not known 
  • Favourite Food: not known 
  • Favourite Color: not known 

Relationship Status Of Sophia Dunkley

She is single and not dating anyone right now. Not much is relieved about her past relationships or any previous engagement; she also has no children.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Player of the match – for Middlesex in 2017
  • Player of the match – for England in the ICC women’s cricket world cup against Bangladesh in 2022.
  • Player of the match – for Gujarat Giants Women in march 2023.

Lesser-Known Facts about Sophia Dunkley

  • She is of Afro-british Descent 
  • She has several brand endorsement, such as – Gray-Nicolls(English cricket equipment and clothing brand ) , Vitality(British insurance company ) and Gym+Coffee(an Irish-designed athleisure brand)
  • In June 2021, she became the first woman of black ancestry to have played a test match for England. 

Instagram Handle of Sophia Dunkley 

You can always support her by following her Instagram account – @sophiadunkley.

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