Sarah Elliott

Born 4th January 1982 in Melbourne, Victoria, former Test, ODI and T20I allrounder, Sarah Elliott was a solid top order batter.

A right hander, Sarah’s useful bowling in the Test and ODI formats became even more prominent once the T20 format came to the fore.

On tour in England for the Ashes series of 2005, Sarah (then Edwards) had to wait until the final ODI of the campaign on the 1st September to make her debut. It was the last appearance in ODI format for captain Belinda Clark, Lisa Keightley and Julia Price.

The following day Sarah made her T20 International debut, as did the entire Australian team. As with her ODI debut, she did not get to bat.

In 22 ODI matches, Sarah scored 416 runs at 32.00 with a top score of 96. In 14 T20Is she only scored 62 runs but took 6 wickets at 14.83 with a strike rate of 14.33.

In 2010/11 Sarah made her Test debut against England at Blacktown, under the captaincy of Alex Blackwell. Out for just a single run in the first innings, Sarah guided Australia to victory in the second innings with 81 not out after Blackwell’s earlier bold declaration behind England’s first innings score.

In her second Test match at Wormsley in 2013, Sarah carried on where she’d left off at Blacktown and scored 104. It remained her highest score in her three Tests, scoring 238 runs at 47.60. Sarah joined the Adelaide Strikers in the WBBL in 2016/7 for one last hurrah before hanging up the boots.

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