8. Katherine Brunt, England:
An aggressive right-arm fast bowler with a classical action, she played for Yorkshire age group sides before taking a break from cricket at the age of 17 due to fitness concerns. She went to Penistone Grammar School, Barnsley, South Yorkshire.
She returned for the Test against New Zealand in 2004 and was a member of the 2005 England World Cup side in South Africa. She took 14 wickets and scored her maiden half-century as England won the Ashes in 2005 and opened the bowling in England”s successful 2009 World Cup Campaign.