Left-armer Kirstie Gordon is another one of Scotland’s top cricketing prospects. Hailing from Huntly in Aberdeenshire, from a young age she made an impact, representing the North of Scotland in both tennis and football. She then began playing cricket at school followed by her local cricket club, Huntly.
Gordon has already made and impression in 2016 with Nottinghamshire, where she has broken into the women’s franchise squad, the Loughbourgh Lightning. She made her full Scotland debut in May 2012 vs Gloucestershire Women in the ECB County Championships aged 14 and has been a regular member of team since. Kirstie was voted U17 player, batter and bowler or the year in 2014 as she scored 6 half centuries and 2 centuries in her best season to date.
Gordon enjoyed a fruitful ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier in Sri Lanka, where she was the team’s top wicket taker as she took eight wickets in four games.
In 2015 Kirstie moved to Loughborough to study for a degree in Sports Science and Management and has spent time training with the ECB Academy. she still continued to play international for Scotland, helping them win the European Championships in the summer of 2016 whilst achieving her 50th cap aged 18.