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Date TimeSeptember 16, 2019
VoiceDespite 190 wickets for Yorkshire, the leg-spinner from Sheffield ditched her dreams of playing for England – but she has no regretsThe Guardian Women’s Cricketer of the Year is an award given to a player who has done something truly remarkable, whether by overcoming adversity, helping others or setting a sporting example by acting with exceptional honesty. Katie Levick is this year’s winner.
The Guardian women’s cricketer of the year 2019: Katie Levick | Raf Nicholson
A question: who is the all-time leading wicket-taker in the Women’s County Championship? Go on, take a guess. Perhaps you are thinking of Katherine Brunt, Anya Shrubsole, or even the recently retired Dani Hazell. On all three counts, you would be wrong. The correct answer is actually Katie Levick: a 28-year-old leg-spinner who hails from Sheffield.

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