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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

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Med-Fast

AGE
27
HEIGHT
176CM
BORN

Sydney

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

NSW

NSW
LOCAL CLUB

Sydney

Bio

Arguably the best 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 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 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 Australia’s 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 Australia's 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 Australia's Ashes triumph over England in 2015 and captained the Sydney Sixers in WBBL|01.

Trailblazers trumped by Supernovas on final ball

Megan Schutt and Ellyse Perry starred for the Supernovas as they claimed bragging rights over national teammates Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney in the IPL Women's Challenge


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Match wrap: Aussies thrash England in T20

A dominant eight-wicket win over England in Australia's final round-robin match of the T20 tri-series has them in good shape ahead of Saturday's final


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Australia ready to turn tables on England

Australia say they can turn the tables on England with allrounder Ellyse Perry saying she's confident her bowlers can tackle England's in-form batters


Mott taps into inside knowledge for WT20

Matthew Mott has reached out to an ex-teammate for the inside word as as Australia enter unknown territory


Perry enjoys calm at home before storm

Ellyse Perry will sit out the English Super League this year, as she prepares for one of the busiest periods ever for the Aussie team


Aussies embrace historic T20 match

Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney to face off with Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt and Meg Lanning