“Winning 50 caps for England is an honour and it would be special in any game,” Heskey told the FA’s website.
“Not many people get to do that and play for their country so many times, so it was great honour to get to 50.
“The lads did really well tonight. It’s a difficult place to come, you’ve seen their form against some really good teams and they’ve done well against them.
“It was a splendid start from Stevie and we progressed from there. We were a bit disappointed to let a goal in, but we never let her heads go down and we carried on.”