The Women’s Cricket have come into limelight after the huge success of the 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup. However, not only with the cricketing skills, the cricketers are making the fans go gaga on their looks too. Be it cover drive, lofting shots or attending events with a glamorous looks, they are perfectly fit in the catagory named ‘Beauty with Brains’. Here are the 10 most beautiful women cricketers across globe.
Ellyse Perry is one of the key players of Australia and also the only Australian who has represented the country in both cricket and football. Perry is the first player to have represented Australia in both cricket and football World Cups. Be it batting, bowling or fielding there is handly any payer across the globe who can match up her quality in all the three departments.
The all-rounder has represented Australia in 8 tests, 109 ODIs and 110 T20Is where she has amassed more than 4000 runs and claimed over 250 wickets in all three formats. Recently she became the first player to score 1000 runs and take 100 wickets in the T20I format.
Sarah Taylor who has recently announced her retirement from the International Cricket, was one of the talented players England have ever produced. Taylor made her debut in 2006 and since then she has become an integral part of the team.
Lightning quick behind the stumps, she has represented England in 126 ODIs, 90 T20Is, and 10 Tests. The famous Australia batsman Gilchrish too said Taylor is the best keeper in the world. She was part of the England team which won the World Cup in 2017 by beating India and World T20 in 2009. One of the most beautiful women cricketers across the globe, she has a great international career.
Smriti Mandhana is arguably one of the best batter in the recent times. She has been in formidable form for the last couple of yeras – be it T20 leagues like Kia Super League, Women’s Big Bash League or any international series. Even she recently bagged the CEAT Women’s Cricketer of the Year Award as well.
Ever since Mandhana has made her debut, she represented India in 50 ODI and 59 T20Is and 2 Tests and scored 1951 and 1319 and 81 runs respectively. With the beautiful cover drive and lofted shots she remains calm on the field. However, she could replace the stalwart of India, Mithali Raj as the next captain of India in the ODI format.
Meg Lanning, the captain of Australia made her debut in 2011 against England. She scored an unbeaten 103 in her second game only and became the youngest Australian – male or female – to score an international century at 18 years and 288 days.
After a year, she broke the record for the fastest century by an Australian off 45 balls against New Zealand. In 2014, she became the youngest Australian to lead the team at the age of 21. In 2015, Lanning became the Wisden’s Leading Woman Cricketer in the World and
DANE VAN NIEKERK
South Africa captain Dane van Niekerk is one of the key players for her side. She made her international debut for South Africa at the 2009 World Cup in Australia. However, it was only in 2015 when she established herself as a prominent all-rounder.
She replaced Mignon du Preez as the ccaptain of the team in 2016 when she decided to step down. In 99 ODIs, 76 T20Is and 1 Test, van Niekerk has amassed more than 3000 runs in her name.
Former Pakistan captain Sana Mir has the abiity to trouble any batter in the world with her off-spin. One of the stalwart of Pakistan cricket, Mir has always inspired the young girls to take up cricket as a profession. Not only her off-spin, he handy batting lower down the order, helps the side always.
In 118 ODIs and 105 T20Is she has claimed 147 and 88 wickets and scored 1615 and 802 runs respectively. In 2010 and 2014, she has led Pakistan to two Gold Medals in Asian Games. Along with a flourishing cricketer, she is considered as one of the most beautiful Women Cricketers.
India’s new batting sensation Priya Punia has a big fan following ahead of her debut. She made her debut against new zealand earlier this year. Although she failed to make it big, she never failed to make her fans happy.
Though her success in the international level is yet to come, she has been in a great form in the domestic format. She has scored a century there as well in the last year. She is considered as one of the most beautiful women cricketers in the world and expected to do well in the upcoming series against West Indies.
Holly Ferling, the right-arm fast bowler, has donned the yellow jersey in 2013. She claimed nine wickets an average of 10.55 in the four matches played in 2013 Women’s Cricket World Cup. She then became the first player to be named as the Queensland Junior Cricketer of the Year.
She has played in 3 Tests, 22 ODIs, and 9 T20Is where she picked up 3, 24 and 5 wickets respectively. She was named as the 12th man in ICC Team of the Year for the 2013 Women’s World Cup.
One of the Joyce sisters, Isobel Joyce is a cricketer from Ireland who made her debut in 1999 against India. She was not only a world class right-handed batsman but also a handy left-arm medium pacer. Her contribution for Ireland is no less than others. Before called it a day in 2018, she had played 1 Test, 79 ODI matches and 55 T20I matches. She isamaseed nearly 2000 runs and more than 100 wickets in her international career.
Former England player turned commentator now Isa Guha made her international debut in 2001. She was a part of the England squad that won the ICC World Cup and the World T20 in 2009.
Guha has played 8 Tests, 83 ODIs and 22 T20Is and claimed nearly 150 wickets across formats. She had announced her retirement from international cricket on March 9, 2012. Alongside a successful cricketer, she is considered as one of the most beautiful Women Cricketers.
Marsh made her debut in 2006 against India. Although she started as a medim pacer, a handful of injuries forced her to be as an off-spinner. She was a part of the England team that won the 2009 World T20. She opened the bowling and scalped 6 for 68 across the tournament. Marsh has represented England in 8 Tests, 98 ODIs, and 65 T20Is in her career.