14 Annabel Sutherland

Annabel Sutherland
Name
Annabel Sutherland
Nationality
ausAustralia
Position
Batsman, Bowler
Height
1m75
Weight
60kg
Current Team
Delhi Capitals
Leagues
Women's Premier League
Seasons
2024
Birthday
December 15, 2023

Annabel Sutherland, born on October 12, 2001, in East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, is a prominent figure in women’s cricket. As an all-rounder, she is known for her right-handed batting and right-arm fast-medium bowling style. Sutherland’s cricketing journey has been marked by significant achievements and milestones, which have earned her a place in the national and international cricket arenas.

At the domestic level, Annabel Sutherland has made a name for herself playing for Victoria in the Women’s National Cricket League and the Melbourne Stars in the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL). Her performance in the WBBL has been particularly noteworthy.

In 90 matches, she has batted in 74 innings, scoring 1,187 runs with a high score of 72 and maintaining a batting average of 19.78. Her strike rate in the WBBL stands at 104.67. As a bowler, she has taken 82 wickets in 258.16 overs, with her best bowling figures being 4/20​​.

Internationally, Sutherland’s debut in T20 cricket was against England on February 1, 2020. She has played 22 T20I matches, bowling 44 overs and taking 10 wickets, with her best figures being 3/28.

In the One Day International (ODI) format, she has played 23 matches, bowling 109 overs and taking 22 wickets with best figures of 4/31. Her Test career includes 3 matches where she scored 170 runs with a high score of 137 and an impressive batting average of 56.67. In Tests, she has bowled 70 overs, taking 6 wickets with a best of 3/69​​.

Sutherland’s cricketing abilities were recognized early in her career. She became the youngest player in the history of the Women’s Big Bash League when she debuted for Melbourne Renegades at just 15 years old. Her performance for Australia A in a series against India A was a pivotal moment, leading to her inclusion in the Australian national team under coach Matthew Mott.

This milestone was met with great emotion within her family, highlighting the deep support and love for sports shared among them. Annabel’s father, James Sutherland, is the former chief executive of Cricket Australia, and her brother, Will, made his first-class debut for Victoria in 2019​​​​.

Beyond cricket, Annabel Sutherland has also been a talented Aussie Rules footballer and received an offer from the University of Melbourne to study science, showcasing her diverse talents and interests. Her family’s sporting background, with her father’s involvement in cricket administration and her brother’s cricketing pursuits, underscores the sport’s significance in her life​​​​​​.

Frequently Asked Questions about Annabel Sutherland

What is Annabel Sutherland’s playing style?

Annabel Sutherland is a right-handed bat and right-arm medium-fast bowler, known for her all-round abilities in cricket.

When did Annabel Sutherland make her debut in international cricket?

She made her T20 debut on February 1, 2020, against England.

Which teams does Annabel Sutherland play for at the domestic level?

She plays for Victoria in the Women’s National Cricket League and the Melbourne Stars in the Women’s Big Bash League.

What are some of Annabel Sutherland’s notable cricketing achievements?

Her record-breaking ton in the Women’s Ashes and her significant contributions in various formats of the game, including T20I, ODI, and Test matches, are among her notable achievements.

What is her family background in sports?

Annabel is the daughter of former Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland, and her brother, Will Sutherland, is also a cricketer, making her part of a family deeply rooted in the sport.

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