Ellyse Perry (age 28 years) is an Australian sportswoman, who made her debut for both the Australian cricket and the Australian women’s national soccer team at the age of 16. She played her first cricket international in July 2007 before earning her first soccer cap for Australia a month later.
Ellyse Perry Biography
Ellyse Perrywas born on 3 November 1990 in Wahroonga, Australia. Perry was attended Beecroft Public School, and Pymble Ladies’ College, completing year 12 in 2008.
At Pymble, she was Sports Captain, Athletics Captain, and Cricket Captain.
During her time at school, she played a range of sports besides cricket and soccer such as tennis, athletics, touch football, and golf. She is currently studying Economic and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney.
Perry is a regular on the Triple J radio breakfast show with Tom Ballard and Alex Dyson to present her segment Perry Good Sports Woman.
Perry was ranked by SportsPro magazine as the 36th most marketable sportsperson in the world, and the most marketable Australian athlete. She also appeared in a commercial shoot for Jockey underwear.
Perry went public with her relationship with Australian rugby player Matt Toomua in their appearance at the John Eales Medal ceremony. Less than a year later on 20 August 2014, Perry and Toomua announced their engagement. They married on 19 December 2015.
Perry wrote a series of books with Sheryl Clark. These four books follow a young sport crazy Ellyse transitioning from Primary School to High School with her two friends Charlie and Jazz.
Born: November 3, 1990 (age 28 years), Wahroonga, Australia
Height: 181 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Spouse: Matt To’omua (m. 2015)
Education: The University of Sydney
ODI debut (cap 109): 22 July 2007 v New Zealand
Current teams: Australia women’s national cricket team (All-rounder), Loughborough Lightning (#8 / All-rounder)
Awards: Allan Border Medal
Perry obliterates England as Australia bowl hosts out for a dire 75
— Women's CricZone (@WomensCricZone) July 8, 2019
It’s not as though Ellyse Perry’s storied career was short on highlights, but on Sunday the superstar had another monumental day out, claiming 7/22 – the best ever one-day figures by an Australian woman – to decimate England.
On a day the hosts needed to be at their best, Perry reduced them to their worst, toppled for just 75; the crushing victory margin some 194 runs.