Bronwyn Calver

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Bronwyn Calver
Personal information
Full nameBronwyn Lianne Calver
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm Fast medium
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 135)6 August 1998 v England
Last Test21 August 1998 v England
ODI debut (cap 65)17 January 1991 v New Zealand
Last ODI25 July 1998 v Ireland
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1982/83 – 1994/95Australian Capital Territory women's cricket team
1996/97 – 2003/04New South Wales women's cricket team
Career statistics
Competition WTest WODI WNCL
Matches 3 34 80
Runs scored 80 534 509
Batting average 26.66 23.12 18.85
100s/50s 0/0 0/1 0/2
Top score 28 81* 61*
Balls bowled 814 1654 4230
Wickets 5 29 95
Bowling average 47.40 22.37 22.95
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling 3/62 4/4 3/18
Catches/stumpings 2/- 8/– 24/–
Source: CricInfo, 23 May 2014

Bronwyn Lianne Calver (born 22 September 1969 in Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria)[1] is a former Australian cricketer. She was a member of the Australian team at two World Cups - 1993 and 1997 with the 1997 team winning the World Cup.

Playing career[edit]

Calver started playing cricket at the age of 11 in 1980/81 season and played for the Australia Capital Territory from 1983, aged 13yrs 105 days on debut.[2] She played four seasons in the men's lower grade competition for Northern Suburbs up until 1989. [3] She represented the ACT from 1983 to 1995, playing 61 matches, and scoring 1518 runs and taking 100 wickets.[4] After the ACT withdrew from senior national competition, she then played for New South Wales from 1996 until 2004, playing 80 matches and scoring 509 runs and taking 95 wickets.[4] She is believed to be the first player to score 1,500 domestic runs and take 100 domestic wickets.[4]

Calver played her first international match in 1991 against New Zealand, and continued until the end of the 1998 Women's Ashes series. Playing three Tests and 34 One Day Internationals. She played in the winning Australian team in the 1997 Women's Cricket World Cup.

Calver cane out of retirement in 2006 to help the fledgling ACT Meteors prepare for its entry into the WNCL in 2009-10.

Calver's involvement post her international career has included the women's statistician for Cricket Australia and the on-line scorer at Manuka Oval.[2]

Recognition[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bronwyn Calver at ESPNcricinfo
  2. ^ a b c "Bronwyn CalverACT". ACT Sport Hall of Fame. Retrieved 7 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Outstanding achievers win prestige tour of Lords". The Canberra Times. 64 (20, 022). Australian Capital Territory, Australia. 5 February 1990. p. 26. Retrieved 7 December 2019 – via National Library of Australia.
  4. ^ a b c "Bronwyn Calver – Australia Women, 1991–1998" retrieved 5 June 2008
  5. ^ Helmers, Caden (5 April 2019). "Ethan Bartlett and Cherie Taylor claim Cricket ACT's top crowns". The Canberra Times. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  6. ^ Gaskin, Lee (3 May 2014). "Cricket ACT signals interest in women's Twenty20 Big Bash League". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 23 May 2014.
  7. ^ Polkinghorne, David (7 May 2014). "Rene Farrell gets Cricket Australia contract". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 23 May 2014.
  8. ^ "Gordon District Cricket Club, Women's Division Annual Report 2017-18" (PDF). Gordon District Cricket Club. Retrieved 7 December 2019.

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