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7 Interesting Facts About Ellyse Perry, The Australian Batswoman Who Just Scored A Record Double Century

All of a sudden, no one is talking about Virat Kohli, Steve Smith or Joe Root. Because Ellyse Perry is making waves across the world. In the recent women’s Ashes Test match, Perry became the seventh batswoman to score a double century. Since then, social media is only talking about one name and that’s Perry.

So here are seven facts you must know about the Australian wonder woman.

1. In July 2007, Perry became the youngest Australian in international cricket at 16

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2. She has also played football for Australia in the 2008 Olympic qualifiers

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3. Perry is the 1st Australian to represent her country in both soccer and cricket World Cups

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4. She was the first signing and captain of the Sydney Sixers side in the inaugural season of Women’s Big Bash League

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5. She is married to Aussie rugby player Matt Touma

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6. She was named Wisden Women cricketer of the year in 2016

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7. Her 213 not out is the highest Test score for Australian women. She scored it on November 11, 2017

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Source of news : Indiatimes

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