Many people dream to play for their country while Ellyse Perry has done it in 2 occasions.Today I’m bringing you all the information that you need to know about Ellyse Perry.
Who is Ellyse Perry.
Ellyse Perry full name is Ellyse Alexandra Perry.She was born on 3rd November 1990 in Wahroonga. Ellyse Perry mother’s name is Kathy Perry .She was a former swimmer.Ellyse father name is Mark Perry.He used to play cricket and squash.
Perry studied at Beecroft Public school and Pymble ladies college.Apart from cricket she also played tennis, Athletics, Touch Football and Golf. When she was in Ladies college she was also appointed as Sports and Cricket captain.
“Ellyse Perry is the first sportswomen to represent Australia in both cricket and soccer at International level”
Ellyse Perry carrer
As a sportswoman she was very good in both cricket and soccer. First of all lets talk about cricket-
Perry started her carrer playing for New South Wales.2007 was a dream year for her as she got a call for representing Australia womens Internationally.Ellyse Perry call up made a lot of news in media.As she was the youngest cricket player to represent Australia in International level.She made her debut against New Zealand women (White ferns).She scored 19 runs and took 2 wickets.
As the year progressed it was time for 2008 to bring a happy news for Perry.She got a call to play test matches for Australia.Her test match debut came against England where her performance was decent.
2010 was a life changing year for her as she was recognized all over the world.In 2010,Australia reached World t20 final .By her performance she told the whole world why she was given a chance at such a young age.She took 4/18 and was appointed as Player of the match in finals.This performance led Australian womens to lift the T20 world cup.
Her best performance in Odi came against India in 2012 where she took 5/19.
In 2015 ,Perry took 6 wickets in a test match against England.
England and Australia clashed each other in womens Ashes(2017).In a test match she scored 213 runs and was one of the best innings that was played in womens cricket.
As a result,Perry is one of the best all-rounders in the world.She will be a big threat for all the teams in 2020 T20 world cup.This world cup will be played in Australia.
Ellyse Perry soccer
Nows lets talk about soccer.At the age of 16, Perry played her first match for the Australian team against Hong Kong.Australia won the match by 8-1.As Perry scored 1 goal.
Talking about 2011,Perry was the first Australian women to represent Australia in world cup events in two sports, Cricket and Football.Perry got selected in FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Therefore after that time Australian government asked her to choose only sport.She finally choosed cricket as she loved cricket more than soccer.
Ellyse Perry Husband.
Ellyse Perry Husband name is Matt Toomua who is an Australian rugby player.She married him in Dec 2015.His position in rugby is af fly half or inside centre.
Ellyse Perry Instagram
Ellyse Perry instagram account is @ellyseperry .You can follow her as you can get an insight of her personal life.She uploads her recent photos and videos here.
Ellyse Perry stats
Now we should look at her best performances till now.
Test matches- 6/32
One day – 5/19
Test matches- 213*
One day – 95*
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We all wish Ellyse Perry good luck in coming years.As she has shown to the whole world that girls can also achieve a lot of things .She has shown to the whole world that if you have dedication and determination to do anything so success will surely come to you.
Ladies and gentlemen thats Perry for you.
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