Bev Brentnall biography

Bev Brentnall

Cricket Player

1936 –


Who is Bev Brentnall?

Beverley "Bev" Anne Brentnall is the first woman to have captained New Zealand in a women's one-day international, an event which happened in 1973. Three of the five ODIs in which Brentnall captained were won by her team. Brentnall, who was a wicketkeeper/batsman, also played in ten women's Test matches. As Vice Captain, Brentnall helped lead the 1972 New Zealand team that won the first ever test victory over Australia. She was Captain of the North Shore Association team that won both North Island and New Zealand championships.

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Feb 21, 1936
Devonport, New Zealand

on July 23, 2013


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