Wendy Weir

Wendy Weir played two Tests and one ODI for Australia in the 1970s. Wendy was a part of the Australian team for the inaugural World Cup. Born on November 12th 1948 in Cronulla, NSW, Wendy was a right-hand batter and left-arm slow bowler.

Australian Test cap number 81, Wendy made her Test debut in 1974/5 against New Zealand at the Basin Reserve, Wellington. Wendy batted at number 10, making a bright and breezy 25. She took no wickets in that Test, but obtained her best figures of 3/46 against New Zealand in the Sydney Test of 1978/9, including the scalp of White Ferns skipper, Trish McKelvey in both innings.

Wendy played in the inaugural World Cup of cricket in 1973, Australian ODI cap number 14. Only selected for the one game, against the International XI at Swansea. The match was a wash out after just 4.4 overs. Wendy never got to deliver a ball or hit a run, but retains a treasured place in the history of ODI cricket just being a part of that history making squad.

Wendy Weir passed away 28th November 2020.