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Ellyse Perry Biography

Ellyse Alexandra Perry is an Australian sportswoman who made her debut for both the Australian cricket and football (soccer) teams at the age of 16. She played her first cricket international in July 2007 before earning her first football cap for Australia a month later. Her's is the youngest profile male or female, to represent Australia in cricket and the first Australian woman to have appeared in both cricket and association football World Cups. Perry was fast-tracked to make her One Day International (ODI) debut for Australia against New Zealand before playing a single match for her state New South Wales in the Women's National Cricket League. In 2007–08, she made her debut for New South Wales and won the WNCL with them, and at the end of the season, she made her Test debut inBowral against England. During the season, she was the player of the match in her Twenty20 international debut against England, and made her maiden ODI half-century against New Zealand. Perry took 4/23 in the final of the 2008–09 WNCL to help New South Wales defend their title. She then took nine wickets as Australia came fourth in the 2009 World Cup held in Australia. In 2009–10, Perry took 22 wickets and scored 148 runs as New South Wales won the WNCL again. She then took 18 wickets in 10 ODIs against New Zealand at the end of the season, as the Australians won all the matches. During these matches, Perry took her maiden five-wicket ODI haul. . In June 2010, Perry began her media career by hosting the soccer-related show Football Stars of Tomorrow, screened on the digital sports channel One HD.

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5 women cricketers who have played other sports
5 women cricketers who have played other sports
Three Australians make the list.
ICC Women's World Cup 2017, Australia vs Pakistan: 5 Talking Points
ICC Women's World Cup 2017, Australia vs Pakistan: 5 Talking Points
Australia mauled Pakistan by 159 runs and here are five highlights of the match.
ICC Women’s World Cup 2017, Australia vs West Indies: 5 Talking Points
ICC Women’s World Cup 2017, Australia vs West Indies: 5 Talking Points
The Australian Women's team beat the Windies Women's team by 8 wickets to start their campaign with a win.
ICC Women's World Cup: Preview of all the eight teams participating in the tournament
ICC Women's World Cup: Preview of all the eight teams participating in the tournament
A look at the eight teams participating in the Women's World Cup.
10 cricketers who represented their country in other sports
10 cricketers who represented their country in other sports
These cricketers represented their country in more than one sport.
Smriti Mandhana picked in the first ever ICC Women's Team of the Year
Smriti Mandhana picked in the first ever ICC Women's Team of the Year
West Indies Stafanie Taylor named captain of first-ever ICC Womens Team of the Year 2016.
Australia Women beat Sri Lanka Women by 4 wickets in the 1st ODI
Australia Women beat Sri Lanka Women by 4 wickets in the 1st ODI
Sri Lanka Women were bowled out for just 76 runs in 24.5 overs, while Australia Women chased the target down in just 15.4 overs.
Women's cricket could get on par with men's, says Ellyse Perry
Women's cricket could get on par with men's, says Ellyse Perry
The Belinda Clark medalist also heaped praise on the T20 format.
Why it is time to start a women's IPL
Why it is time to start a women's IPL
The franchise-based T20 cricket has to be the next step as this is the most lucrative format that drives the game now.
ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2016: West Indies meet defending champions Australia in final
ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2016: West Indies meet defending champions Australia in final
The Carribean look to dethrone the Southern stars, who have won the last three editions of the tournament.
ICC Women's World T20 2016: New Zealand record six-wicket win over Australia
ICC Women's World T20 2016: New Zealand record six-wicket win over Australia
New Zealand women chased down Australia's paltry 103 with 22 balls to spare.
Ellyse Perry's all-round performance helps Australian women avoid series whitewash against India
Ellyse Perry's all-round performance helps Australian women avoid series whitewash against India
Ellyse Perry produced a fine all-round performance scoring an unbeaten 41-ball 55 before picking up four wickets to hand Australia a win.
David Warner wins Allan Border medal; Maxwell wins ODI cricketer of the year award
David Warner wins Allan Border medal; Maxwell wins ODI cricketer of the year award
Warner was also adjudged as the best Test player of the year, while Glenn Maxwell was named the ODI player of the year.
Harmanpreet Kaur stars as India beat Australia in first women's T20I
Harmanpreet Kaur stars as India beat Australia in first women's T20I
India women's team beat Australia women's team by 5 wickets.
6 women cricket stars to look forward to in the World T20 2016
6 women cricket stars to look forward to in the World T20 2016
Six female cricketers to keep an eye on in the upcoming Women's World T20 in India.
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