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The Australian women's national cricket team (nicknamed the Southern Stars) represent Australia
Australia
in international women's cricket. The team is currently captained by Meg Lanning
Meg Lanning
and coached by former Victoria and Queensland batsman Matthew Mott.[8] As of 20 October 2015, the Southern Stars are ranked first in all forms of women's international cricket. The team played their first Test match in 1934–35, when they lost to England
England
two-nil in a three-Test series. They now compete against England
England
for the Women's Ashes. They have won more World Cups than any other side — winning in 1978, 1982, 1988, 1997, 2005 and 2013. The team has also be crowned champions of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 tournament more than any other side – winning in 2010, 2012 and 2014. In 2003, Women's Cricket Australia (WCA), and the Australian Cricket board (ACB) merged to form a single national cricket board (now known as Cricket
Cricket
Australia), which remains to this day. This merger has been a positive influence on women's cricket, providing more financial support and gathering more exposure for the sport.[9]

Contents

1 Current international rankings Top 10 2 Tournament history 3 Current team

3.1 Former players 3.2 National captains

4 Records

4.1 Test cricket 4.2 ODI cricket 4.3 T20I cricket

5 See also 6 References 7 External links

Current international rankings Top 10[edit] The ICC Women's Rankings incorporates results from Tests, ODIs and T20Is into a single ranking system.

ICC Women's Rankings

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Rank Team Matches Points Rating

1  Australia 54 7,157 133

2  England 45 5,715 127

3  New Zealand 57 6,900 121

4  India 59 6,672 113

5  West Indies 48 4,725 98

6  South Africa 62 5,775 93

7  Pakistan 52 3,920 75

8  Sri Lanka 52 3,256 63

9  Bangladesh 19 704 37

10  Ireland 17 504 30

Reference: icc-cricket.com, espncricinfo.com, 31 March 2018

Tournament history[edit]

World Cup record

Year Round Position GP W L T NR

1973 Second Place 2/7 6 4 1 0 1

1978 Champions 1/4 3 3 0 0 0

1982 1/5 13 12 0 1 0

1988 9 8 1 0 0

1993 Round 1 3/8 7 5 2 0 0

1997 Champions 1/12 8 7 0 0 1

2000 Second Place 2/8 9 8 1 0 0

2005 Champions 1/8 9 7 0 0 2

2009 Super Sixes 4/8 7 4 3 0 0

2013 Champions 1/8 7 6 1 0 0

2017 Semi finalists 3/8 8 6 2 0 0

Total 11/11 6 Titles 84 70 11 1 4

World Twenty20 record

Year Round Position GP W L T NR

2009 Semi-finals 3/8 4 2 2 0 0

2010 Champions 1/8 5 5 0 0 0

2012 5 4 1 0 0

2014 1/10 6 5 1 0 0

2016 Second Place 2/10 6 4 2 0 0

Total 5/5 3 Titles 26 20 6 0 0

Healy in her batting kit in the Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Oval
nets.

Current team[edit] As of 31 January 2015,[10] the Australian national women's contracted players are:

1. Lauren Cheatle 2. Alex Blackwell 3. Megan Schutt 4. Elyse Villani 5. Holly Ferling 6. Beth Mooney 8. Ellyse Perry 9. Julie Hunter 10. Naomi Stalenberg 12. Nicole Bolton 13. Rene Farrell 14. Kristen Beams 15. Sarah Coyte 17. Meg Lanning
Meg Lanning
(c) 21. Jess Jonassen 25. Erin Osborne 26. Delissa Kimmince 27. Jess Cameron 48. Grace Harris 77. Alyssa Healy
Alyssa Healy
(wk)

Former players[edit] For a list of all Test players, see List of Australia
Australia
women Test cricketers. For a list of all ODI players, see List of Australia
Australia
women ODI cricketers. For a list of all Twenty20 International players, see List of Australia
Australia
women Twenty20 International cricketers. National captains[edit] For a list of all national captains, see List of Australia
Australia
national cricket captains. Records[edit] Test cricket[edit]

Highest team total: 569/6d v England, 6 August 1998 at Woodbridge Road, Guildford, England[11] Highest individual score: 213*, Ellyse Perry
Ellyse Perry
v England, 11 November 2017 at North Sydney Oval, North Sydney, Australia[12] Best innings bowling: 7/7, Betty Wilson v England, 21 February 1958 at Junction Oval, Melbourne, Australia[13] Best match bowling: 11/16, Betty Wilson v England, 21 February 1958 at Junction Oval, Melbourne, Australia[14]

ODI cricket[edit]

Highest team total: 412/3 v Denmark, 16 December 1997 at Middle Income Group Ground, Mumbai, India[15] Highest individual innings: 229*, Belinda Clark v Denmark, 16 December 1997 at Middle Income Group Ground, Mumbai, India[16] Best innings bowling: 7/24, Shelley Nitschke
Shelley Nitschke
v England, 19 August 2005 at Chester Road North Ground, Kidderminster, England[17]

T20I cricket[edit]

Highest team total: 191/4 v Ireland, 27 March 2014 at Sylhet International Cricket
Cricket
Stadium, Sylhet, Bangladesh[18] Highest individual innings: 126, Meg Lanning
Meg Lanning
v Ireland, 27 March 2014 at Sylhet
Sylhet
International Cricket
Cricket
Stadium, Sylhet, Bangladesh[19] Best innings bowling: 5/22, Julie Hunter
Julie Hunter
v West Indies, 5 October 2012 at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka[20]

See also[edit]

Women's sport portal Cricket
Cricket
portal Australia
Australia
portal

Australian Women's Twenty20 Cup Women's National Cricket
Cricket
League Women's Big Bash League Women's cricket
Women's cricket
in Australia

References[edit]

^ "ICC Rankings". icc-cricket.com.  ^ "Women's Test matches - Team records". ESPNcricinfo.  ^ "Women's Test matches - 2018 Team records". ESPNcricinfo.  ^ "WODI matches - Team records". ESPNcricinfo.  ^ "WODI matches - 2018 Team records". ESPNcricinfo.  ^ "WT20I matches - Team records". ESPNcricinfo.  ^ "WT20I matches - 2018 Team records". ESPNcricinfo.  ^ West, Keesha. "Mott Named New Southern Stars Coach". www.cricket.com.au. cricket.com.au. Retrieved 24 March 2015.  ^ Stronach, Megan; Adair, Darryl (8 September 2009). "Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics". Brave new world’ or ‘sticky wicket’? Women, management and organizational power in Cricket
Cricket
Australia. 12 (7): 910, 932. doi:10.1080/17430430903053174.  ^ http://www.cricketaustralia.com.au/cricket/contracted-player-list ^ " Australia
Australia
Women's Test matches – Team highest totals". Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 August 2015. [permanent dead link] ^ " Australia
Australia
Women's Test matches – Individual high scores". Cricinfo. Archived from the original on 22 November 2016. Retrieved 15 August 2015.  ^ " Australia
Australia
Women's Test matches – Best bowling figures in an innings". Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 August 2015. [permanent dead link] ^ " Australia
Australia
Women's Test matches – Best bowling figures in a match". Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 August 2015. [permanent dead link] ^ " Australia
Australia
Women's One-Day Internationals – Team highest totals". Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 August 2015. [permanent dead link] ^ " Australia
Australia
Women's One-Day Internationals – Individual high scores". Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 August 2015. [permanent dead link] ^ " Australia
Australia
Women's One-Day Internationals – Best bowling figures in an innings". Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 August 2015. [permanent dead link] ^ " Australia
Australia
Women's Twenty20 Internationals – Team highest totals". Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 August 2015. [permanent dead link] ^ " Australia
Australia
Women's Twenty20 Internationals – Individual high scores". Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 August 2015. [permanent dead link] ^ " Australia
Australia
Women's Twenty20 Internationals – Best bowling figures in an innings". Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 August 2015. [permanent dead link]

External links[edit]

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Association tour of Australia, 1934–1935 Women's Cricket
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