Ellyse Perry, the ultimate role model.
» November 1990: Born in Wahroonga, NSW.
» July 2007: Became the youngest Australian (male or female) to play senior international cricket, with her debut One Day International match against New Zealand in Darwin. She was just 16.
» July 2007: Two weeks after her ODI appearance, she made her debut with the Australian women’s soccer team, the Matildas.
» February 2008:Became the youngest ever Australian Test Cricket player, debuting against England.
» 2008-09: Played as a defender for the Central Coast Mariners soccer team.
» November 2008: Became an ambassador for Cricket Australia Females in Cricket.
» 2009-12: Played soccer for the W-League team Canberra United.
» May 2010: Player of the Match in the 2010 World Twenty20 cricket finals, in which Australia beat New Zealand in Barbados.
» November 2010: Became the first woman to play against men in Sydney Grade cricket in a Poidevin-Gray Shield Twenty20 against Blacktown at Drummoyne Oval, taking 2/14 from four overs.
» May 2012:Told to choose between cricket and football by Jitka Klimková, coach of Canberra United, who wanted her full-time commitment to the club. Cricket Australia had endorsed Ellyse’s choice to be able to play both sports. Ellyse began looking for a new soccer club.
» October 2012: Joined new W-League club Sydney FC.