Classy left-handed opening bat and slow left-arm bowler Evelyn Jones, aged 28, was born in Shrewsbury and initially played for Shropshire before moving to neighbouring Staffordshire and subsequently Lancashire to play Division One cricket. She was appointed as captain in 2018.
Evelyn, who boasts significant leadership experience, has been a member of the England Academy Programme and has been on the fringes of international selection for several years. Evelyn has been part of the Kia Super League since its inauguration in 2016, initially with Loughborough Lightning before joining Lancashire Thunder. She was signed by the Warwickshire Bears and Birmingham Phoenix Hundred Team in 2019.
Evelyn has also achieved her ECB Level 2 coach qualification and when she’s not playing or coaching, works as tutor. In 2014 Evelyn represented MCC in China and Hong Kong, helping develop the game of cricket in Asia.