Isa Guha is a former Indian-origin cricketer who played for England from 2002 to 2011. She was a right-handed fast bowler who was part of Englands team in many of their historic victories. Isa Guhas bowling action.Guhas parents migrated to the UK from Calcutta (now Kolkata) in 1970.She started playing cricket at the age of 11 along with her elder brother, who is seven years older than her. She use to practice in the garden in the backyard of her house. Seeing her interest in cricket, her parents took her to a local club, where she was selected for the Development England side at the age of 13. She further revealed, The Guardian There were no other girls, so I just started playing with the boys. I loved getting them out. When I was 11, I got selected for the Thames Valley Under-21 side, and it all spiraled from there. I met Charlotte Edwards a year later when she was 16 and playing for England, and thats when I realized I wanted to play for England too. She got good support from her family as they would always accompany her whenever she play any match for the local team.Earlier, she had been part of the England team at under-17 and under-19 levels. She was part of Englands under-19 side during the ACB Under State Tournament when she won the Bowler of the Series award. She was also named Player of the Tournament for taking seven wickets in the U-19 European Championship.Two years later, in 2004, she took 5 wickets for 22 runs in a five-match WODI series against New Zealand. She then took five wickets in a Test series and eight in the WODI against India in 2006. Isa Guhas at a training session.Her best bowling performance in ODIs came in 2008 against West Indies when she took 5 wickets for 14 runs. She became the number one bowler in the ICC Womens One Day International rankings on 31 December 2008.She then accomplished her best Test bowling performance in her seventh test match when she took 5 wickets for 40 runs against Australia at the Bradman Oval in Bowral in February 2008. Her fine bowling performance helped England to regain the Women Ashes.She was also part of the England team that won the ICC Womens World Cup in 2009, Twenty20 Cup in 2009, and Ashes in 2005. Isa Guha in ICC Women World Cup 2009.She retired from international cricket on 9 March 2012 at the age of 27. Interestingly, her retirement date falls on the same date as Rahul Dravid. However, she continued to play county cricket for Berkshire. In an interview, she shared the reason for taking retirement at the age of 27. She said, I took the decision to retire from England this year. It was a huge decision to make because cricket has been part of my life for so long. But I was struggling more and more with my back, and I had to make a choice about which way I wanted to go when you play cricket only semi-professionally, as womens cricket is, then there comes a point when you need to think about earning a proper living too..In 2016, she became a member of the inaugural Triple M radio Test cricket commentary team in Australia and a member of the commentary team at the 2019 Cricket World Cup.