Full name Elyse Jane Villani
Born October 6, 1989, Melbourne, Victoria
Current age 27 years 170 days
Major teams Australia Under-21s Women, Australia Women, Victoria Under-19s Women, Victoria Women
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
|Test debut||Australia Women v England Women at Perth, Jan 10-13, 2014 scorecard|
|Last Test||England Women v Australia Women at Canterbury, Aug 11-14, 2015 scorecard|
|ODI debut||Australia Women v England Women at Melbourne, Jan 19, 2014 scorecard|
|Last ODI||New Zealand Women v Australia Women at Mount Maunganui, Mar 5, 2017 scorecard|
|T20I debut||Australia Women v New Zealand Women at Brisbane, Jun 3, 2009 scorecard|
|Last T20I||Australia Women v New Zealand Women at Adelaide, Feb 22, 2017 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|0/30, 37||Aus Women||v NZ Women||Mount Maunganui||5 Mar 2017||WODI # 1048|
|1/30, 0||Aus Women||v NZ Women||Mount Maunganui||2 Mar 2017||WODI # 1047|
|50||Aus Women||v NZ Women||Auckland||26 Feb 2017||WODI # 1046|
|0||Aus Women||v NZ Women||Adelaide||22 Feb 2017||WT20I # 383|
|19||Aus Women||v NZ Women||Geelong||19 Feb 2017||WT20I # 382|
|73*||Aus Women||v NZ Women||Melbourne||17 Feb 2017||WT20I # 381|
|23||Scorchers Wm||v Sixers Women||Perth||28 Jan 2017||Other T20|
|52*||Scorchers Wm||v Heat Wmn||Perth||24 Jan 2017||Other T20|
|17, 3/16||Scorchers Wm||v Thunder Wmn||Perth (Lilac Hill)||21 Jan 2017||Other T20|
|74||Scorchers Wm||v Thunder Wmn||Perth (Lilac Hill)||20 Jan 2017||Other T20|
Elyse Villani, the Victoria opening batsman, is a player who is not afraid to hit over the top. Her clean-hitting and great timing meant she was earmarked for higher honours back in 2008 when she impressed for the Australia Under-21 side and the following year she made her T20 debut against New Zealand. She played a run of games at the 2010 World T20 in the Caribbean before losing her place. Recalled in 2013, she continued to struggle to make a breakthrough innings and after 10 T20 matches had a top score of 20 before guiding Australia to victory against England, in Sydney, with an unbeaten 36. Debuts in both the other formats had come in that same Ashes series.
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