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Ellyse Perry – An excellent Australian all-rounder

September 23, 2020

Written By,

Ankit Seth

The 28-year-old Australian all-rounder, Ellyse Perry, is a cricket player for Australia women cricket team. She is undoubtedly the most promising all-rounder Australia has right now. She has an amazing skill of bowling both in-swings and out-swings to the batsman.

Introduction to Ellyse Perry

She is a young, talented athlete and for quite a while she has been making her own records. She's a right-hand hitter, a right-arm, fast-paced bowler who debuted in July 2007 at the age of 16 for Australia's senior team, becoming Australia 's youngest male / female player ever to be a cricket player, although she never played on the national senior level. Three months later during the domestic season she played for New South Wales. She played initially as a team bowler until she became an all-rounder.

She made her debut in the Australia-against Pakistan test cricket in February 2008. Her debut in T20 was also against England in February 2008.

Ellyse Perry’s Career Graph

In her career, Ellyse Perry has accomplished a number of great records. Perry took 9 wickets in 2009 at the Women's World Cup in Australia. She took just 2 wickets in the four matches the same year at the ICC T20 Women's World Cup in England. In 2009-10, she took her maiden 5-wicket truck in 18 wickets in 10 ODIs against New Zealand. Australia did win all the tournament matches. Perry took 3 wickets for 18 runs in the 2010 T20 World Cup in West Indies against New Zealand. She started to play with passion and concentrate.

Perry became the first Australian cricketer (male/female) in 100 T20 international matches to appear at the ICC Women's World T20 in West Indies by November 2018. She was the first Australian cricketer (male/female) in the final of the same tournament to pick up 100 wickets at T20 internationals. In July 2019, she became the first Australian (male/female) player to collect 1000 runs in the Women's Ashes T20 (Women's Ashes is performed in T20). Apart from the records of her bowling, during Women's Ashes (test) her newest celebrated glory came, where she scored an unbeatable 213 run for two centuries.

Ellyse Perry’s Achievements

Ellyse Perry has been the 2-time recipient of the 2016 Belinda Clarke Award and was awarded the year's ICC cricketer in 2017. In both, One Day Internationals and the Twenty-Twenty’s, Ellyse Perry was a top-ranked all-rounder in Women’s cricket in the MRF Tyres ICC. England captain Charlotte Edwards, who is one of the most popular, has named Perry as one of the best female cricketers of all time.

Ellyse Perry is a competing but modest player herself. She believes in team spirit and collectivity and enjoys her best results with the efforts of her team. She never loses her coolness during her matches playing with positivity and composure.

Concluding Thoughts

For young boys and girls, she wants to be a role model that encourages them to balance their lives even in choosing sport as their profession. Indeed, such great thoughts turn her into a great player.

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Written By,

Ankit Seth