Australia Women Cricket


Nick NameSouthern Stars

Prominent PlayersMeg Lanning, Ellyse Perry, Alyssa Healy


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.

Team Records

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.

Current Roster

BowlerMegan Schutt
BatsmanElyse Jane Villani
BatsmanBethany Louise Mooney
BatsmanRachael Louise Haynes
All RounderEllyse Alexandra Perry
BatsmanNicole Elizabeth Bolton
BowlerNicola Jane Carey
batsmanMeghann Moira Lanning
batterJessica Louise Jonassen
All RounderSophie Grace Molineux
All RounderDelissa Maree Kimmince
BowlerAmanda-Jade Wellington
BowlerAshleigh Gardner
Wicket-keeperAlyssa Jean Healy

Support Staff

  1. Head Coach: Australia Justin Langer
  2. Batting Coach: England Graeme Hick
  3. Fast Bowling Coach: Australia David Saker
  4. Spin Bowling Coach: Canada John Davison
  5. Fielding Coach: Australia Brad Haddin
  6. Fielding Consultant: United States/Australia Mike Young

Notable Former Players

Belinda Clark, Karen Rolton, Cathryn Fitzpatrick, Betty Wilson

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