Cambridge University Women's Cricket Club

CUWCC Squad 2013-14

Helen WEBSTER, Emmanuel

Year: 4

Subject: Engineering

Squad role: Wicket-keeper, batsman

Cricketing Hero: Stuart Broard

Cricketing History: Oxfordshire U13/15/17 and Women's 1st XI, Oxford Women CC 1st XI, Abingdon Vale CC

Best Cricketing Moment: Winning her first Varsity at Lord's, England 2005 Ashes win

Other Hobbies: Korfball, Badminton

Nikki RAVI, Downing

Year: 4

Subject: Engineering

Squad Role: Batsman, off-spin bowler

Cricketing Heroes: Beth Morgan, Muttiah Muralitharan

Cricketing History: Middlesex U11-17, Headstone Manor Ladies CC

Best Cricketing Moment: Hitting a century in the Varsity match at Lord's

Other Hobbies: Tennis, Indian music, cooking

Neeru RAVI, Pembroke

Year: 4

Subject: Engineering

Squad Role: Right arm medium-fast bowler, right-hand bat

Cricketing History: Middlesex County CC U11-19, Headstone Manor Ladies CC

Best Cricketing Moment: Taking a catch in a match with barely the tips of her fingers, which everyone thought was impossible!

Other Hobbies: Netball, Indian classical music, cooking, travelling

Elspeth FOWLER, Pembroke


Subject: MML

Squad Role: All-rounder

Cricketing Hero: Stuart Broad

Cricketing History: Chesham CC, Bucks Women CC

Best Cricketing Moment: Scoring a 4 at Lord's

Other Hobbies: Horse riding, playing the violin

Charlotte ROGERS, Robinson

Year: 4

Subject: MML

Squad Role: Bowler

Cricketing Hero: Andrew Flintoff

Cricketing History: St. Lawrence and Highland Court U17

Best Cricketing Moment: Playing at Lord's

Other Hobbies: Football

Piya HARIA, Robinson

Year: 3

Subject: Geography

Squad Role: Bowler

Cricketing Hero:Sachin Tendulkar

Cricketing History: Radlett CC, Hertfordshire CCC, Middlesex CCC

Best Cricketing Moment: 4 wickets in 4 balls for Radlett CC (final fiqures of 7-13)

Ellie DAVIES, Fitzwilliam

Year: 4

Subject: Engineering

Squad Role: Bowler

Cricketing Hero: Fab 4 of 2005 (Harmison, Flintoff, Hoggard, Jones)

Cricketing History: Beach cricket until university then decided to learn properly

Best Cricketing Moment: Getting the best bowling figures in a men's 2020 this summer

Other Hobbies: Lots of different sports

Ruth SIMMONS, Newnham

Year: 3

Subject: Classics

Squad Role: All-rounder

Cricketing Hero: Andrew Strauss

Cricketing History:Aldershot CC U13/U15/Ladies, Hampshire U13/U15, Hindhead CC 2nd XI, Pyestock

Best Cricketing Moment: Getting my first 50

Other Hobbies:Long distance running, playing the trombone

Maya HANSPAL, Pembroke

Year: 2

Subject: PhD in Chemistry

Squad Role: Left arm spin bowler

Cricketing Hero: Daniel Vettori, MS Dhoni

Cricketing History: University of Sussex Women's CC, Spencer club Women's 1st XI, N.C.I. Women's 1st XI

Best Cricketing Moment: Being selected for the Varsity squad

Other Hobbies: Cooking, art, experiments

Chloe ALLISON, Selwyn

Year: 2

Subject: Music

Squad Role: Leg-spin bowler, batsman

Cricketing Hero: Clare Taylor

Cricketing History: Surrey County Junior sides, Cranleigh School, Cambridge and Guildford Women's CC

Other Hobbies: I hope to be a professional clarinettist and play in the national youth chamber orchestra and various Cambridge ensembles. I also sing in the Selwyn Chapel choir.

Lisa KARLIN, King's

Year: 2

Subject: Linguistics

Squad Role: Batsman

Cricketing Hero: Sangakarra, Murili, Hoggard

Cricketing History: Middlesex up to U17, Captained U15, Gunnersbury 2s

Best Cricketing Moment: Accidentally fooling a batsman into thinking the ball had gone past her and then running them out with a direct hit

Other Hobbies: Music and badminton

Bethany RANDALL, Sidney Sussex

Year: 2

Subject: MML

Squad Role: Bowler

Cricketing Hero: Charlotte Edwards

Best Cricketing Moment: Playing Varsity at Lord's

Other Hobbies: Football, squash, rowing

Sarah WEAVER, Trinity Hall

Year: 4

Subject: English (PhD)

Squad Role: All-rounder

Cricketing Hero: Sorry, I'm American. Still learning!

Cricketing History: Dabbled during a term studying abroad at Oxford as an Under-grad, practising with CUWCC since 1st year, played grad/staff matches last year and trying to learn all I can!

Best Cricketing Moment: Making a diving, sliding catch while playing with some emminent fellows

Other Hobbies: Rowing

Tarika KHATTAR, Lucy Cavendish

Year: MPhil

Subject: South Asian Studies

Squad Role: Batsman

Cricketing Hero: Sachin Tendulkar

Cricketing History: Atlantis Cricket Club NY, University of Chicago Cricket Club

Best Cricketing Moment: Watching Tendulkar's last test match in Mumbai

Other Hobbies: Writing, film, photography