Ellyse Perry has been a feature of Australian teams across all formats since 2007. The allrounder played her first ODI for Australia at age 16 and her first Test match at 17.
Born onNovember 3rd 1990, in Wahroonga, New South Wales, Ellyse is a consistent performer for Australia in all three formats. She has been representing Australia for 15 years now, since her debut as a 16 year old.
Perry stepped into the international arena in style, not just cricket but also soccer. Remarkably she is the only Australian to star in both cricket and soccer World Cups. Ellyse Perry received her ODI cap against New Zealand in 2007 and at 16 years of age became the youngest Australian to play international cricket.
In the same year she made a grandstand T20 debut against England. She bagged 4 wickets for 20 runs while also scoring 29 not out batting down-the-order.
At the age of 17 Ellyse Perry appeared in her first Test match. The talented all-rounder also became the youngest Test player for Australia. She took three wickets in her first match, including the scalp of Charlotte Edwards.
Now after 15 years of a phenomenal career Perry’s numbers in all formats are outstanding. Her capability with the bat and ball make her Australia’s most vital player. She is that type of player who can record a double century as well as a seven-wicket haul. Perry averages 86.62 with the bat in Test cricket. Thus, she has the highest average among all current cricketers.Embed from Getty Images