|Bowling style Right-arm Medium|
Batting style Right-handed
Role Cricket Bowler
|Name Caroline Atkins|
National side England
|Full name Caroline Mary Ghislaine Atkins|
Born 13 January 1981 (age 34) (1981-01-13) Burgess Hill, England
Test debut (cap 128) 24-26 Jun 2001 v Australia women
Last Test 22-25 Jan 2011 v Australia women
ODI debut (cap 91) 3 Jul 2001 v Australia women
Caroline Atkins High Performance Challenge
Caroline Mary Ghislaine Atkins (born 13 January 1981 in Burgess Hill, England) is an English cricketer and member of the English women's cricket team. She was a member of the side which retained the Ashes on tour in Australia in 2008.
Atkins is employed by the Cricket Foundation as a Chance to shine coaching ambassador.
She attended Burgess Hill Girls, an all-girls private school in Burgess Hill, West Sussex.
In Women's cricket, England's opening batters Caroline Atkins and Arran Brindle (aka Arran Thompson) have broken the then world record for an opening partnership for England by putting 150 on the board without loss at the end of the first day of the first Test against India in K. D. Singh Babu Stadium, Lucknow, India.
On 8 August 2008, she broke the record for the highest stand for any wicket in women's One Day International cricket with a first wicket partnership of 268 with Sarah Taylor at Lord's for England against South Africa. She was first out for 145.However this world record was broken by Deepti Sharma and Punam Raut She was a member of the England team which won both the World Cup and the Twenty/20 World Championship in 2009.