Shelley Nitschke poses with the Belinda Clarke Award trophy at the 2012 Allan Border Medal Awards, Melbourne, February 27, 2012 © Getty Images

  • Jul 2, 2011

    Shelley Nitschke anchored Australia's successful run chase with 78 from 100 balls © Getty Images

  • Jun 23, 2011

    Australia get together after Shelley Nitschke snags a wicket © Getty Images

  • Jun 16, 2011

    Shelley Nitschke picked up three wickets © Getty Images

  • Jun 14, 2011

    Shelley Nitschke watches the ball on to the bat © Getty Images

  • Feb 7, 2011

    Shelley Nitschke was crowned Australia's woman cricketer of the year © Getty Images

  • Jan 18, 2011

    Shelly Nitschke made 23 as Australia beat England by 52 runs © Getty Images

  • Jan 14, 2011

    Shelley Nitschke top-scored for Australia with 27 © Getty Images

  • Oct 6, 2010

    Rachel Heyhoe-Flint and Shelly Nitschke at the ICC Awards © Getty Images

  • May 13, 2010

    Shelley Nitschke helped to add 74 for the second wicket with Alex Blackwell © Getty Images

  • May 7, 2010

    Shelley Nitschke was Player of the Match for her all-round effort © Getty Images

  • May 5, 2010

    Beth Morgan of England is bowled by Shelley Nitschke as England's batting subsides © Getty Images

  • Feb 21, 2010

    Shelley Nitschke led the bowling with 2 for 14 © Getty Images

  • Feb 18, 2010

    Shelley Nitschke celebrates a wicket © Getty Images

  • Feb 15, 2010

    Shelley Nitschke was named the Women's International Cricketer of the Year at the Allan Border Medal night © Getty Images

  • Jul 5, 2009

    Shelley Nitschke drives © Getty Images

  • Jun 19, 2009

    Shelley Nitschke swings the ball fine © Associated Press

  • Jun 16, 2009

    Shelley Nitschke poses with the Player-of-the-Match award © Getty Images

  • Jun 14, 2009

    Shelley Nitschke in action during her fifty © Getty Images