Jess Jonassen

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Jess Jonassen
Jess Jonassen forward defence.jpg
Jess Jonassen playing for Queensland Fire.
Personal information
Full nameJessica Louise Jonassen
Born (1992-11-05) 5 November 1992 (age 26)
Emerald, Australia
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingLeft-arm orthodox spin
RoleOpening batter
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 170)11 August 2015 v England
Last Test9 November 2017 v England
ODI debut (cap 122)25 January 2012 v New Zealand
Last ODI3 March 2019 v New Zealand
ODI shirt no.21
T20I debut (cap 33)20 January 2012 v New Zealand
Last T20I29 October 2018 v Pakistan
T20I shirt no.21
Career statistics
Competition WTests WODI WT20I
Matches 2 56 58
Runs scored 177 405 396
Batting average 59.00 16.87 15.84
100s/50s 0/2 0/0 0/0
Top score 99 39 47
Balls bowled 468 2592 1093
Wickets 3 78 41
Bowling average 47.66 23.19 24.41
5 wickets in innings 0 1 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling 2/92 5/50 3/25
Catches/stumpings 1/– 15/– 18/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 3 March 2019

Jessica Louise Jonassen (born 5 November 1992 in Emerald, Queensland[1]) is an Australian cricketer. She is an all-rounder[2] who bowls left-arm orthodox spin.

In June 2015, she was named as one of Australia's touring party for the 2015 Women's Ashes in England.[2] She made 99 and 54 in her test debut,[3][4] the third-highest number of runs in a women's test debut.[5]

In April 2018, she was one of the fourteen players to be awarded a national contract for the 2018–19 season by Cricket Australia.[6] In October 2018, she was named in Australia's squad for the 2018 ICC Women's World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies.[7][8] Jonassen said that "it's a really exciting time to be a part of this team".[9]

In November 2018, she was named in Brisbane Heat's squad for the 2018–19 Women's Big Bash League season.[10][11] In April 2019, Cricket Australia awarded her with a contract ahead of the 2019–20 season.[12][13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jess Jonassen". ESPNCricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Women's Ashes: Australia include three potential Test debututants". BBC. 1 June 2015. Retrieved 3 June 2015.
  3. ^ Mehta, Kalika (12 August 2015). "Australia take control with Megan Schutt claiming four wickets and Jess Jonassen out for 99 on day two of the Women's Test". Daily Mail. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  4. ^ Ehantharajah, Vithushan (14 August 2015). "Perry six-for helps blow away England". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Most runs in debut match". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
  6. ^ "Molineux, Kimmince among new Australia contracts; Beams, Cheatle miss out". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Australia reveal World Twenty20 squad". Cricket Australia. Retrieved 9 October 2018.
  8. ^ "Jess Jonassen, Nicole Bolton in Australia's squad for ICC Women's World T20". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 9 October 2018.
  9. ^ "'A really exciting time' to be part of this team – Jess Jonassen". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 4 November 2018.
  10. ^ "WBBL04: All you need to know guide". Cricket Australia. Retrieved 30 November 2018.
  11. ^ "The full squads for the WBBL". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 30 November 2018.
  12. ^ "Georgia Wareham handed first full Cricket Australia contract". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  13. ^ "Georgia Wareham included in Australia's 2019-20 contracts list". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 4 April 2019.

External links[edit]

Media related to Jess Jonassen at Wikimedia Commons