Betty Wilson      

Full name Elizabeth Rebecca Wilson

Born November 21, 1921, Melbourne, Victoria

Died January 22, 2010 (aged 88 years 62 days)

Major teams Australia Women, Victoria Women

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Elizabeth Rebecca Wilson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
Tests 11 16 1 862 127 57.46 3 3 10 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 11 21 2885 803 68 7/7 11/16 11.80 1.67 42.4 4 4 2
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand Women v Australia Women at Wellington, Mar 20-23, 1948 scorecard
Last Test Australia Women v England Women at Perth, Mar 21-24, 1958 scorecard
Test statistics
Profile

Betty Wilson was one of women cricket's greatest players, and her tag as the female Bradman is not untoward. As a child she was a talented, natural athlete who could "run like a hare". A right-hand bat, offspinner and superb close fielder, she learned her game by playing against a lamp post in the street and hitting a ball enclosed in one of her mother's stocking suspended from a clothes line.

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Dec 27, 2007

Former Australia Test allrounder Betty Wilson in Melbourne, December 2007

Betty Wilson

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Mar 21, 1958

Marie McDonough takes a catch to dismiss Wilkie Wilkinson off the bowling of Betty Wilson, Australia women v England, 1st day, 4th Test, Perth, March 21, 1958

Marie McDonough takes a catch to dismiss Wilkie Wilkinson

© Western Australian Cricket Association

 

Betty Wilson and Una Paisley walk out at Adelaide

Betty Wilson and Una Paisley

© Hilda Thompson

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3rd Test: Australia v India at Melbourne - Dec 26-30
Australia 530 & 212/6 India 465
Syd Sixers v Scorchers at Sydney
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Melb Reneg v Syd Thunder at Melbourne (Docklands)
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Strikers v Hurricanes at Adelaide
Dec 31, 2014 (18:40 local | 08:10 GMT | 03:10 EST | 02:10 CST | 00:10 PST)
Scorchers v Syd Thunder at Perth
Jan 1, 2015 (16:10 local | 08:10 GMT | 03:10 EST | 02:10 CST | 00:10 PST)
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