10 Most Gorgeous Female Cricketers around the World
It’s World T20 season now and it is not just the male cricketers who are sweating it out on the cricket field. Women cricketers too are having their best shot at the most coveted prize in international cricket. Amidst all of the world cup fuss, here we try to showcase women who rock the pitch not just with their talent but with also with their gorgeous looks.
- Ellyse Perry
Ellyse Alexandra Perry (25) made her debut for both the Australian cricket and football teams at the age of 16. Perry became the youngest Australian ever to play senior international cricket when she made her debut in the second ODI of the Rose Bowl series at Darwin in July 2007 before her 17th birthday. In 2013 Perry was ranked by magazine as the 36th most marketable sportsperson in the world, and the most marketable Australian athlete.
- Danielle Wyatt
Danielle Nicole Wyatt (24) made her debut for the England Women’s Team against India in Mumbai on 1 March 2010. A right-handed middle order batter and off break bowler, Wyatt is the holder of one of the first tranche of 18 ECB central contracts for women players, which were announced in April 2014. She also garnered massive attention recently after she tweeted a marriage proposal to Indian test skipper Virat Kohli.
- Meg Lanning
Meghann Moira “Meg” Lanning (23) became the youngest ever captain of Australia, beating Ian Craig after she took reigns in 2014. Elevated to the captaincy in January 2014 following an injury to Jodie Fields midway through the Ashes, Lanning was soon leading Australia to their third successive World Twenty20 title, topping the run-chart with 257. Her killer looks and her impeccable style have reaped her lots of appreciation even off the fields.
- Cecelia Joyce
A right-handed batsman and leg-spin bowler Cecelia Nora Isobel Mary Joyce (32) comes from a cricketing family with her brothers Dominick, Ed and Gus have all having played for the Ireland men’s team and her twin sister Isobel for the women’s team. Joyce made her ODI debut for Ireland against Australia on 14 July 2001 and played 47 ODIs since her debut.
- Laura Marsh
Born is Pembury, Kent, Laura Alexandra Marsh (29) started playing cricket at the young age of 11 years. She kick- started her cricketing carrier as a medium pace bowler but achieved huge success when switched to off spin. She was part of the England team that retained the Ashes in Australia in 2008 and in England in 2009. She also holds one of the first tranche of 18 ECB central contracts for women players.
- Holly Ferling
Holly Lee Ferling (20) made her debut for the Australia national women’s cricket team in 2013. A right-arm fast-medium paced bowler, Ferling made four appearances during the 2013 Women’s Cricket World Cup, taking nine wickets at an average of 10.55; placing her second on the bowling averages tables. In July 2015, Ferling was named as the first signing for the Brisbane Heat in the inaugural Women’s Big Bash League.
- Isa Guha
An England cricketer of Kolkata Bengali descent Isa Tara Guha (30) made her Test debut at the age of 17 against India in 2002. As of 31 December 2008, she was ranked the number one bowler in the ICC Women’s One Day International rankings. Before announcing her retirement in 2012, she took a career best 5 for 40 in her seventh Test match, against Australia at the Bradman Oval in February 2008 and took nine wickets in the match, winning the player of the match award as England retained the Ashes.
- Suzie Bates
Captain of the New Zealand women’s cricket team, Suzannah Wilson Bates (28) made her ODI debut against India in March 2006. She grabbed the opportunity with both hands, by constantly scoring runs for her country, helping New Zealand to a 4-1 series victory. Her batting style is attacking though not without a fair amount of risk. She won the Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year 2013.
- Dane Van Niekerk
Dane Van Niekerk (22) was selected as part of the South Africa national women’s cricket team for the 2009 Women’s Cricket World Cup in Australia and becoming a regular presence in the squad, being called for the 2013 Women’s Cricket World Cup as well as representing South Africa at the Women’s World Twenty20 in 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2014. On January 2013 she became the first South African woman to take a hat-trick, finishing with 5/28 in an ODI match against the West Indies.
- Katherine Brunt
An aggressive right arm fast bowler with a classical action Katherine Helen Brunt (30) is widely acclaimed for her contributions that helped England regain the Ashes in 2005. She was named England women’s Cricketer of the Year in 2006 and again in 2010 and 2012-13. She was also the recipient of ICC Spirit of Cricket Award in 2014. She is also the holder of one of the first tranche of 18 ECB central contracts for women players.