Most Beautiful Women Cricketer: Gone are the days when female cricketers weren’t appreciated as much as male cricketers. In the last decade or so, women’s cricket has seen a rapid rise across the globe. Through some sensational performances and records, women’s cricket has made a place in the heart of ardent cricket lovers.
Over the years, various beautiful women cricketers have played the sport. If you talk about the most beautiful women cricketer in the world, Ellyse Perry is has been at the forefront, given her beautiful smile and other eye-catching features. Ellyse Perry is regarded as one of the best women cricketers across the globe.
She made her international debut at the age of 16 in the year 2007. She is the only woman to have represented the nation in both ICC and FIFA World Cups at a very small age of 16. Coming into the side as an all-rounder, she rose through the ranks pretty quickly and became a mainstay in the Australian Cricket Team. She holds the record for being the first player to have scored 1000 runs and 100 wickets in T20 internationals.
She also holds the record for the highest score by an Australian woman in Test matches (213 not out), and she was the third player to claim 150 wickets in women’s ODIs. So far, she has represented Australia in 8 Tests, 115 ODIs and 123 T20 internationals, scoring 624, 3107 and 1243 runs respectively.
In the last decade or so, Indian women cricket players have gained a massive fan following. The number of fans watching women’s cricket in India have increased drastically as India, today, has become a force to be reckoned with.
India’s Test skipper, Mithali Raj is counted amongst the legendary names in women’s cricket. Raj has the most runs in women’s international cricket. Besides, she also holds the record for having the most number of half-centuries in ODIs. In 217 ODIs, Raj has scored 7304 runs at an average of 51. 26. In 11 Tests, she has 669 runs at an average of 44.60.
One of the most explosive hitters in women’s cricket, Harmanpreet Kaur is currently in charge of the Indian Cricket Team in T20 internationals. Kaur is known for her destructive brand of stroke play.
She was the first women cricketer to score a century in T20 international. She is one of the few Indian players to have represented India in 100 ODIs and T20 internationals.
In 106 ODIs and 113 T20 internationals, Harmanpreet Kaur has scored 2552 and 2182 runs respectively.
Former Indian skipper, Jhulan Goswami is regarded as one of the all-time great fast bowlers in the history of women’s cricket. Jhulan Goswami is the highest wicket-taker in women’s cricket. On 7th February 2019, Goswami became the first-ever woman cricketer to have claimed 200 ODI wickets.
She has led India in 25 ODIs between the period between 2008 and 2011. In her illustrious career, Jhulan Goswami has played 188 ODIs and 68 T20 internationals, claiming 235 and 56 wickets respectively. In 11 Tests, she has 41 wickets to her name at an average of 17.63.