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List of famous female cricketers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female cricketers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being cricketers. There are thousand of females working as cricketers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic cricketers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a cricketer then the people below should give you inspiration.

A factual list, featuring people like Nagarajan Niranjana and Shubhangi Kulkarni.

While this isn't a list of all female cricketers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female cricketers?" and "Who are the best female cricketers?"
Ellyse Perry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Cricketers
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Ellyse Alexandra Perry is an Australian sportswoman who made her debut for both the Australian cricket and football teams at the age of 16. She played her first cricket international in July 2007 before earning her first football cap for Australia a month later. Perry is the youngest person, male or female, to represent Australia in cricket and the first Australian woman to have appeared in both cricket and association football World Cups. Perry was fast-tracked to make her One Day International debut for Australia against New Zealand before playing a single match for her state New South Wales in the Women's National Cricket League. In 2007–08, she made her debut for New South Wales and won ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 27

Birthplace: Wahroonga, Australia

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Peggy Antonio was an Australian women's Test cricketer, known as the "Girl Grimmett". Antonio was raised in Port Melbourne, Victoria, a working class suburb of Melbourne. Her father was a Chilean docker of French and Spanish descent who died when she was 15 months. With the encouragement of her uncle she learnt her cricket from the boys in her neighbourhood streets. As a young girl during the Great Depression, she was lucky enough to find work at a shoe factory in the industrial suburb of Collingwood. The factory was home to a women's cricket team where Antonio came to the attention of Eddie Conlon, a club cricketer with an encyclopaedic knowledge of the game. With the assistance of Conlon, ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 85 (1917-2002)

Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

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Mithali Raj is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Cricketers
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Mithali Raj is the captain of the Indian Women's cricket team. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 35

Birthplace: Jodhpur, India

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Lisa Sthalekar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Cricketers
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Lisa Sthalekar


Lisa Carprini Sthalekar is an Indian-born former female Australian international cricketer. In domestic cricket she represents New South Wales. She is a right-handed all rounder who bowls off spin, and was rated as the leading all rounder in the world when rankings were introduced. She is the first woman to score 1,000 runs and take 100 wickets in ODIs. She announced her retirement from international Cricket a day after Australian team won the 2013 Women's Cricket World Cup. Sthalekar made her debut in the Women's National Cricket League late in 1997–98 as a specialist bowler, but had little success, totalling 1/120 in her maiden campaign. She improved her performance over the next two ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 38

Birthplace: Pune, India