Australia Women Cricket Team was founded in 2003 when Australia Cricket Board and Women's Cricket Australia merged to form a single team. The merger has led to bigger financial base and administrative betterment of the team.
The Australian Women Cricket Team is undoubtedly the most successful team in the history of Women's Cricket. Also known as Southern Stars, Women’s Australian Cricket team is currently ranked first in all forms of women's international cricket. They have won the maximum number of world cups so far [1978, 1982, 1988, 1997, 2005 and 2013] and also the maximum number of World Twenty20 [2010, 2012 and 2014] compared to all other women’s cricket teams. The Australian women's cricket team has the most wins (246) in Women's ODI cricket.
The Australian team is currently captained by Meg Planning and coached by former Victoria batsman Matthew Mott.
The team played their first Test match as early as 1934-35 where they lost to England 2-0 in a three match Test series. They compete with england for Women Ashes.
Highest Test Total : 569/6 declared vs England, 1998.
Highest ODI Total : 412/3 vs Denmark, 1997.
Highest individual Test score: 213*, Ellyse Perry v England, 2017.
Highest individual ODI innings: 229*, Belinda Clark v Denmark, 1997.
Highest T20 total: 191/4 v Ireland, 2014.
|Batsman||Elyse Jane Villani|
|Batsman||Bethany Louise Mooney|
|Batsman||Rachael Louise Haynes|
|All Rounder||Ellyse Alexandra Perry|
|Batsman||Nicole Elizabeth Bolton|
|Bowler||Nicola Jane Carey|
|batsman||Meghann Moira Lanning|
|batter||Jessica Louise Jonassen|
|All Rounder||Sophie Grace Molineux|
|All Rounder||Delissa Maree Kimmince|
|Wicket-keeper||Alyssa Jean Healy|
- Head Coach: Australia Justin Langer
- Batting Coach: England Graeme Hick
- Fast Bowling Coach: Australia David Saker
- Spin Bowling Coach: Canada John Davison
- Fielding Coach: Australia Brad Haddin
- Fielding Consultant: United States/Australia Mike Young
Notable Former Players
Belinda Clark, Karen Rolton, Cathryn Fitzpatrick, Betty Wilson