England women’s cricketer Katherine Brunt and Nat Sciver tied the knot on Sunday, May 29, after being in a relationship for almost five years. Both players were part of the 2017 England Women’s World Cup-winning team at the ‘Home of Cricket’ Lord’s. In 2017-18, this couple had officially announced that they were in a relationship, both the cricketers wanted to get married in 2020 but due to the coronavirus pandemic, now both of them got married after two years.
Sciver and Brunt are not the first (same-sex) couple in the world of cricket to get married or engaged. Earlier, New Zealand’s Amy Satterthwaite and Lee Tahuhu, as well as South Africa’s Marijne Cup and Dane van Niekerk, have also tied the knot. Both Knut and Katherine have been an important part of the England women’s cricket team.
The couple got engaged in October 2019 and the wedding was officially scheduled for September 2020 but the wedding had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nat and Katherine had decided to get married on New Year’s Eve in the year 2018 and now after four years both of them happily tied the knot.
Katherine Brunt and Nat Sciver were part of the England squad at the ICC Women’s World Cup 2022. As the defending champions, England suffered a major setback, losing three consecutive games at the start of the tournament, but quickly bounced back with consecutive wins to make it to the final. However, England had to face defeat at the hands of Australia in the final. England will now be eyeing the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup which will be played in South Africa next year.