Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry named as ICC Women’s Cricketer of the year
The ICC announced on Tuesday that Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry has been named the Women’s Cricketer of the Year for 2019 and walks away with the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Award. The award was last year bagged by Mandhana.
Perry has also been named as the ICC Women’s ODI Player of the Year. She has had a stellar year across formats, with three hundreds, including one in the Ashes Test. She averages 73.50 from 12 ODIs this year, where she has also taken 21 wickets, including a national record 7/22. She became the first player to complete 1,000 runs and 100 wickets in T20I cricket.