ICC Awards: Ellyse Perry wins Rachael Heyhoe Flint Award for ICC Female Cricketer of the Decade

The Australian women cricketer Ellyse perry said ''It has been tremendous to develop the women's T20 game and take it forward. Amazing to see where it's come from when I was introduced to it.''

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Dec 28, 2020 16:48 IST
ICC Awards: Ellyse Perry wins Rachael Heyhoe Flint Award for ICC Female Cricketer of the Decade
Australian Ellyse Perry wins the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Award

ICC Awards: The Australian flamboyant women cricketer Ellyse Perry wins the eminent Rachael Heyhoe Flint Award for ICC Female Cricketer of the Decade. The 30-year-old Aussie all-rounder bags the ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Decade, ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Decade, and Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Award for ICC Female Cricketer of the Decade. The sensational Perry reacts after clean sweeping all the ICC Awards among One-day Internationals.

"It has been tremendous to develop the women's T20 game and take it forward. Amazing to see where it's come from when I was introduced to it. Making my debut for Australia in ODI cricket was an incredibly special experience, sharing it with the players that I looked up to as a kid growing up," said Australian cricketer.

Ellyse Perry scored 4349 international runs across the decade and claimed 213 scalps as well. Take a look at the glimpses of Parry's interaction after claiming the ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Decade award. She looks back on her early days across the format. 

Also Read: ICC Awards 2020: Harmanpreet Kaur and Poonam Yadav only Indians named in the list

From India, all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur is the backbone of the middle-order in the ICC's XI team. Harmanpreet is India’s top-run scorer in T20Is in the last 10 years. India’s spinner dynamo Poonam Yadav is the 11th member in the team, the leg-spinner has scalped most no. of T20I wickets in the last decade.

ICC Women’s T20I XI of the decade:

Alyssa Healy, Sophie Devine, Suzie Bates, Meg Lanning (Captain), Harmanpreet Kaur, Stafanie Taylor, Deandra Dottin, Ellyse Perry, Anya Shrubsole, Megan Schutt, Poonam Yadav