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Ellyse Perry

Allrounder

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

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Allrounder

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AGE
28
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.

Ellyse Perry praises in-form Healy

The Australia allrounder was full of praise for opener Alyssa Healy following her quickfire half-century against Ireland at the World Twenty20


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'There's actually nothing she can't do'

A fitting tribute to the talent, hard work and dedication of Ellyse Perry as she plays her 100th ODI for Australia and her 200th in the green and gold


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'It's the best time to start playing cricket'

Some of Australia's elite players offer their advice to any young girl wondering whether they should give the sport a crack


Hard-hitting Healy praised for form

The Australia batter is in the form of her life, according to star allrounder Ellyse Perry


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Perry predicts pitch adjustment period

The Australia allrounder is expecting batters at the World Twenty20 will quickly adapt to the penalties being handed out for running on the pitch


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Perry to join elite company in 100-club

Monday's third ODI against Pakistan will be Ellyse Perry's 100th in the format, and her 200th in Aussie gold


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