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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 ...more

Age: 26

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 ...more

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

Age: 34

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 ...more

Age: 37

Birthplace: Pune, India