Walking out in front of a full Wembley stadium

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WORLD CUP STARS HONOURED AT WEMBLEY DURING NFL LONDON GAME

London, 24th September – Two months after their heroic victory against India in the final of the Women’s World Cup, seven members of the England Cricket team were presented to a packed Wembley crowd during the first of the NFL London Games between Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars. The team received a standing ovation as Wembley rose to celebrate the World Cup victors.

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Katherine Brunt, England’s prolific fast bowler, was interviewed pitch side by Sam Quek, Olympic Gold medallist. Katherine said, “This is my first live NFL game – it is a privilege to go on the pitch in front of a packed Wembley Stadium.”

When asked if her bowling skills would make her a good quarterback, Katherine said: “I can’t quite the spin the ball but I would love a run-out at running back!”

Anya Shrubsole, England fast bowler and avid New York Jets fan, said “This is an incredible experience. I’ve been to one pre-season game in New York before, but the atmosphere here is much better. I’m looking forward to the rest of the game and seeing some touchdowns!”

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Tammy Beaumont, England opening bat and Player of the Tournament, said: “Walking out in front of a full Wembley stadium and hearing so many people cheering our names is a great feeling and an experience I will never forget.”

Gracing the field was Anya Shrubsole, Katherine Brunt, Tammy Beaumont, Laura Marsh, Natalie Sciver, Fran Wilson and Beth Langston.