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Ellyse Perry

Allrounder

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Did you know?

Perry’s international debut for the Southern Stars in 2007 came three months before her domestic debut for New South Wales.

Allrounder

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AGE
25
HEIGHT
176CM
BORN

Sydney

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

NSW

NSW
LOCAL CLUB

Sydney

Bio

Arguably the best female athlete in Australia, Ellyse Perry’s profile continues to rise with the dual cricket and soccer international having played World Cups for both sports.

Perry became the youngest Australian ever to play senior international cricket when she made her debut in the second One Day International (ODI) of the Rose Bowl Series in Darwin in July 2007 before her 17th birthday.

She went on to make her domestic debut in the 2007-08 Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL) season, taking 2-29 from 10 overs in her first match.

Since her national debut, Perry has become a regular fixture for the Southern Stars, playing in the 2009 ICC Women’s World Cup and the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 in the same year.  

Leading the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars’ bowling attack, Perry played a crucial role in the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Final in the West Indies in 2010.

The match came down to the wire, with New Zealand requiring five runs off the last ball to claim the title. Under immense pressure, Perry bowled the final ball of the tournament, which New Zealand’s Sophie Devine struck straight off the bat.

The talented footballer stuck out her boot to deflect the ball to Lisa Sthalekar at mid-on, securing the trophy for Australia. Perry’s figures of 3-18 in the final saw her take home the Player of the Match award.

Perry featured prominently in the Southern Stars’ three-peat of World T20 victories, selected for the Team of the Tournament in 2012 and 2014. 

In 2013 Perry played a key role in Australia claiming the ICC Women’s World Cup in India in 2013, despite suffering from an ankle injury. She finished with 3-19 in the final, claiming the scalps of the West Indies’ top three batters.

Perry was named player of the series in the Southern Stars' Ashes triumph over England in 2015 and will play for the Sydney Sixers in WBBL|01.

Highlights: India avoid clean sweep in Hobart

Facing a 3-0 scoreline, India's Women rallied to chase down the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars 7-231 due largely to Mithali Raj's superb 89


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Another half century for in-form Perry

Southern Stars allrounder Ellyse Perry was among the runs yet against as she contributed 50 against India in Hobart


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Devastated Perry falls to stunning catch

Ellyse Perry reached her half century against India but fell the very next ball to this stunning caught and bowled by Shikha Pandey


Southern Stars put it all together

After losing T20 series to India, Southern Stars hit back with emphatic ODI win in Canberra


Perry picks Australia over W-League final

Allrounder will play for Australia while football's domestic decider is taking place on Sunday


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Perry sets sights on global domination

Newly crowned with the Belinda Clark Award, superstar allrounder Ellyse Perry sets her sights on conquering England's new T20 competition