Known for their stunning performance in the sport, the Australian women’s Cricket team represents Australia in women’s cricket. The team is a clear example of sheer determination. The Australian Women’s Cricket team made its ODI debut in 1973. In total, they have played 338 ODIs. And being six times women’s ODI world cup champions, they have produced many great bowlers.
1. CL Fitzpatrick
Cathryn Lorraine Fitzpatrick is a former right-arm fast bowler on the Australian side who made her ODI debut against West Indies at Tunbridge on 24 July 1993. She holds the 2nd most wickets in her ODI Career with 180 dismissals. Cathryn played 109 games and took 180 wickets with an average of 16.79 and an economy of 3.01 with four 5-wicket hauls. CL Fitzpatrick played her last match on 5 March 2007 against New Zealand in Chennai.
2. EA Perry
Ellyse Alexandra Perry is the youngest Australian player ever to play international cricket who made her ODI debut in July 2007 against New Zealand. She is a right-hand batter and right-arm fast bowler in the Australian cricket team. The batter has played 118 games, took 152 wickets in 115 innings. Her average is 25.17 and an economy of 4.39 with three 5-wicket hauls.
3. LC Sthalekar
Lisa Carprini Sthalekar is a former right-hand batter and right arm off-break who played for the Australian cricket team. She won the Women’s International Cricketer of the Year for Australia in February 2007. The batter has played 125 games and took 146 wickets in 123 innings. The match average was 24.97, and the economy was 3.66 with one 5-wicket haul.
4. JL Jonassen
Jessica Louise Jonassen is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler in the current squad who made her ODI debut against New Zealand at Sydney on 25 January 2012. She played 74 matches and took 113 wickets with an average of 19.97 and an economy of 3.95 with two 5-wicket hauls.
5. Megan Schutt
Megan Schutt is a right-arm fast-medium bowler in the current Australian women’s squad who made her ODI debut on 17 December 2012 against New Zealand in Sydney. She played 65 matches and has taken 99 wickets with an average of 21.84 and an economy of 4.22.
6. Shelley Nitschke
Shelley Nitschke is a left-hand batter and slow left-arm orthodox bowler who made her ODI debut in the Australian cricket team in 2005. S. Nitschke is a dark blonde spinner who became the leading wicket-taker in the World Cup campaign. She played 80 games and took 98 wickets in 78 innings with an average of 22.14 and an economy of 3.58 with one 5-wicket haul.
7. KL Rolton
Karen Louise Rolton is a former left-hand batsman and left-arm medium bowler. She became the captain of the team in February 2006 by replacing B Clark. Rolton has played 141 games, taken 85 wickets in 92 innings, and her average was 20.81 with an economy of 3.24. She retired in 2010 after playing a world-record 141 one-day internationals and remains Australia’s leading run-scorer in Tests.
8. CL Mason
Charmaine Lea Mason is a former right-arm fast bowler in the Australian side who played her first ODI match against Pakistan at Melbourne on 7 February 1997. She holds the record of 3rd best career Bowling average in ODI. Mason played 46 games and took 83 wickets with an average of 13.85 and an economy of 2.91 with two 5-wicket hauls. Mason played her last match on 15 July 2001 against Ireland in Dublin.
9. LA Fullston
Lynette Ann Fullston was a former slow left-arm orthodox bowler in the Australian side who played her first match against India at Auckland on 10 January 1982 and her last game against England at Melbourne on 18 December 1988. Fullston holds the record of second-best career bowling average in ODI. She played 41 games and took 73 wickets with an average of 13.26 and an economy of 2.45 with two 5-wicket hauls.
10. EA Osborne
Erin Alyse Osborne is a former right-arm off-break bowler on the Australian side who played her first match on 1 February 2009 against New Zealand at Whangarei. She played her last game against Sri Lanka in Colombo on 25 September 2016. She played 60 games and took 68 wickets with an average of 25.57 and an economy of 4.02.