Terry McGregor

Born on July 5th 1977 in Sydney, NSW, former Test and ODI player for Australia, Therese Ann McGregor was a versatile player.

Terry bowled right-arm medium pace but could also leg spin. She batted right-handed but it was her skill with the ball that saw her selected for the NSW Breakers in 1997/98 and then Australia the following season.

Terry made her ODI debut against New Zealand in Belinda Clark’s Australian team in Palmerston North in 1998/99. She didn’t take a wicket and nor did anyone take hers as she not out 7 batting at eleven.

It was the first of 26 ODIs for Terry which included an appearance at the 2000/01 World Cup. Batting opportunities were few and far between in the strong Australian batting line-up but she sure made good when she had the chance. Terry scored 157 runs with a top score of 28 not out and a batting average of 52.33! More importantly, with the ball, she took 36 wickets at 17.52 with a best of 4-8 against Ireland in Dublin in July 2001.

Terry made her Test debut in 2001 against England at Denis Compton Oval. She was first change bowler behind Cathryn Fitzpatrick and Charmaine Mason. She took 2-13 in the first innings and 2-7 in the second inning which remains her best Test bowling figures. She also scored 23 when Australia batted and that was her best Test innings. In her four Tests Terry took 10 wickets at 11.20.

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