Australian cricketer Sophie Molineux represents Australia in all three formats of the game. Ever since her childhood, this left-arm spinner was fond of cricket. Sophie’s father was the one who aroused her first love for the game. his father was her first coach and once they made a brilliant partnership of 140 runs.
australia's former head Coach, John Harmer recognized her talent and trained her privately. She took 7 wickets for zero runs in primary school game at the age of 12 and had also scored 98 runs off 60 balls including 5 incredible sixes at 13. Moreover, she took a hat trick at U-18 VicSpirits Championship 2013. She is a graduate of Nagle College, Australia and was good at the academic front. Sophie plans to study occupational therapy ahead.
She was picked for the Commonwealth Bank tour to India in February 2019. Followed by a contract by Cricket Australia with an agreement for the 2019-20 season in April 2019.
Name: Sophie Molineux
Nickname: Sophie Grace Molineux
Batting style: Left-hand bat
Bowling style: Slow left-arm orthodox
Height (approx.): 165 cm(5′ 5″ Feet Approx)
Weight (approx.): NA
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Date of Birth: Jan 17, 1998
Age (as on Feb 2020): 22 years 1 month
Birth Place: Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
Zodiac sign: Capricorn
College: Nagle College
Educational Qualifications: Graduation
Address: Bairnsdale, Australia
T20I – Mar 22, 2018, vs Pakistan Women at Kuala Lumpur
ODI – Oct 18, 2018, vs Pakistan Women at Kuala Lumpur
Jersey Number: NAame
Major Teams: Melbourne Renegades Women, Australia Women, Southern Vipers
She won Player of the Match (Six Times)
Favourite Cricketers: NA
Favourite Sportspersons: NA
Boyfriend, Spouse and Children
Marital Status: Single
Sophie Molineux Boyfriend: NA
Awards and recognitions
In 2017, Molineux won the Betty Wilson Young Player of the year.
She became Southern Stars’ 48th T20Iplayer
In 2019, Sophie took a break from cricket to focus on her mental health.
Lesser Known Facts
In 2014, Sophie Molineux suffered a fracture in the back due to which she had to step back from the cricket. She also underwent shoulder surgery the same year.