Julia Price

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Julia Price
Personal information
Full name Julia Clare Price
Batting style Right-hand batsman
Role Wicket-keeper
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 132) 8 February 1996 v New Zealand women
Last Test 24 August 2005 v England women
ODI debut (cap 79) 1 February 1996 v New Zealand women
Last ODI 1 September 2005 v England women
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs WNCL
Matches 10 84 101
Runs scored 114 365 2153
Batting average 19.00 15.86 24.46
100s/50s 0/1 0/0 1/12
Top score 80* 38 112*
Balls bowled - 6 164
Wickets - - 4
Bowling average - - 36.50
5 wickets in innings - - 0
10 wickets in match - - 0
Best bowling - - 2/17
Catches/stumpings 20/2 70/30 79/23
Source: Cricinfo, 6 June 2014

Julia Clare Price (born 11 January 1972) is a cricketer for the Australian women's cricket team. She made her first class debut in 1995 for Queensland Women and her Test debut against New Zealand at Melbourne in February 1996. Her last Test, so far, was against England at Worcester in 2005.

A right-handed batsman she has scored 114 runs at Test level with her best innings an outstanding unbeaten 80 against England . A specialist wicket-keeper, she has taken 20 catches and completed two stumpings in Tests. Nine of her Tests have been in Ashes games against England, her other Test opponent being New Zealand.

She has played 84 One-day internationals for her country, scoring 365 runs at an average of 15.86 with her top score of 38 coming against the Ireland Women's team. She has also bowled one over in ODIs, without success. She was a member of the Australian teams which won the Women's Cricket World Cup in 1997, beating New Zealand, and 2005, beating the Indian team. She was a losing finalist in 2000 when New Zealand took the crown.

With the emergence of Jodie Purves as a young wicket keeper for Queensland Fire, Julia Price often plays now as a specialist middle order batsman for her state. In 89 matches in the Women's National Cricket League she has scored 1,812 runs, with a best of 112* against Western Australia Women, at an average of 23.84. She has scored eight other fifties and taken 78 catches and completed 23 stumpings.

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