Megan Schutt


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As well as playing cricket, Schutt is also an avid skateboarder. 


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Megan Schutt’s rise from club cricketer to international star has been described by many as meteoric.

The athletic pace bowler made her domestic debut for the SA Scorpions in the 2009-10 Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL) season and it didn’t take long for Schutt to catch the eye of national selectors after making the most of her opportunities for the Commonwealth Bank Shooting Stars.

Schutt made her international debut for the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars in the Rose Bowl Series against New Zealand in late 2012, her efforts seeing her earn a place in the team’s line-up for the ICC Women’s World Cup in India in 2013. 

Despite only being new to the international scene, Schutt went on to claim the scalps of international superstars Charlotte Edwards, Sarah Taylor, Amy Satterthwaite and Sophie Devine. 

In the final she snared two key wickets, which pushed her total for the tournament to 15. Schutt finished the event as the leading wicket-taker, securing her place in the Team of the Tour.

Schutt was also a crucial part of the Southern Stars attack in the 2015 Ashes against England, helping Australia win the series on English soil for the first time since 2001.

She has signed with the Adelaide Strikers in the WBBL.

Schutt declares the swing is back

Australia opening bowler Megan Schutt says she's rediscovered her ability to swing the new ball just in time for the Women's World Cup in the UK

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Powerplays the key for Aussies: Schutt

Southern Stars quick Megan Schutt says intent through the Powerplays will be critical as they look to win the T20I decider against the White Ferns in Adelaide

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Cricket turned my life around: Schutt

A terrific #rebelWomen profile on Adelaide Strikers fast bowler Megan Schutt and how the goal of playing international cricket changed her life

Return of the swing for seamer Schutt

Four years ago she was the leading wicket-taker in the World Cup and in 2017 history could very well repeat


Schutt hopes short change pays dividends

A gruelling schedule has brought about a change to one of the Southern Stars' premier seamers

Vakarewa ready for WWC debut: Schutt

Megan Schutt knows a thing or two about taking a World Cup unawares, as she passes on her knowledge to fellow pace-product Belinda Vakarewa