Nat Sciver and Katherine Brunt, both of England’s women’s cricket team, married in a private ceremony over the weekend. Heather Knight, Danni Wyatt, Isa Guha, Jenny Gunn, and other colleagues and ex-English international players were among those who attended the wedding.
Guha, an ex-English cricketer who now works as a broadcaster, congratulated Sciver and Brunt in a sweet post from the ceremony.
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On Twitter, the official England cricket team account wished the famous couple well on their special day. They posted on Twitter, “Our deepest congrats to Katherine Brunt & Nat Sciver who were married over the weekend.”
Our warmest congratulations to Katherine Brunt & Nat Sciver who got married over the weekend ❤️ pic.twitter.com/8xgu7WxtFW
— England Cricket (@englandcricket) May 30, 2022
Brunt has been dating Sciver for about five years. Both of them announced their engagement in October of this year, and they planned to marry in September of 2020 at a place in France. The COVID-19 pandemic, however, compelled them to postpone the event.
Both were members of the England squad that advanced to the final of the 2022 Women’s Cricket World Cup, which was held in New Zealand recently. The Heather Knight-led English team made it to the final of the major tournament but were defeated by Meg Lannings’ Australia by 71 runs. Despite England’s heavy defeat in the top showdown, Sciver stole the show with brilliant 148-run innings.
The duo was also a part of England’s World Cup-winning Women’s Cricket team in 2017. The English women’s team had won the World Cup on home soil, defeating India by nine runs in a dramatic final in front of a sold-out Lords Cricket Ground.
Sciver and Brunt have joined the list of cricketing couples around the world, which includes Marizanne Kapp and Dane van Niekerk from South Africa and Amy Satterthwaite and Lea Tahuhu from New Zealand.
In a Nutshell: Natalie Sciver and Katherine Brunt’s Cricket Experience
Brunt, who has played 14 Tests, 140 One-Day Internationals, and 96 T20 International matches for England, is the most experienced player in the current squad. The 36-year-old has 316 wickets in all formats and is England’s top ODI wicket-taker with 167 scalps in 140 outings.
Sciver, on the other hand, made her ODI debut against Pakistan in a home series in July 2013. Sciver has 4774 runs and 140 wickets in 187 matches for England in all three formats.
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