Who is Ailsa Lister | Bio | Stats | Scotland Player

About Ailsa Lister:

Name:- Ailsa Lister
Date of Birth:- 8th April 2004
Bowling Style:- N.A.
Batting Style:- Right Hand Bat
Place of Birth:- Elgin, Moray, Scotland.
Role:- Wicket-keeper Batter
Teams:- Scotland Under-19 Women, Scotland A, North West Thunder

Ailsa Lister for Scotland. PC: Female Cricket
Ailsa Lister for Scotland. PC: Female Cricket


The 20-year-old wicket-keeper batter was born on 8th April 2004. She made her international debut on 24th May 2021 in a T20I against Ireland. She scored 368 runs at an impressive strike rate of 138.34 in 24 innings. Her tally of runs includes three half-centuries. Her best performance with the bat came on 12th September 2023 against France when she scored an unbeaten 68 runs at a monstrous strike rate of 188.88, playing a crucial role in helping her side seal a massive 155-run victory against France in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Europe Region Qualifier.

She made her ODI debut on 17th October 2023 against Ireland. She played four matches and scored 80 runs at a strike rate of 72.72 and an average of 20. Her best performance with the bat in the ODI format came on 19th October 2023 when she scored 47 runs at a strike rate of 70.14 against Ireland.

She has steadily made her mark in the international arena and is a very promising talent for Scotland in the years to come. Her journey began with her inclusion in Scotland’s squad for matches against Ireland in 2020, which unfortunately were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Her selection in Scotland’s team for the 2022 Commonwealth Games Cricket Qualifier tournament in Malaysia further showcased her growing stature in the sport. In March 2023, Lister achieved another milestone in her career by signing a professional contract with North West Thunder, highlighting her potential and commitment to cricket’s professional development in Scotland. With her talent and dedication, Lister is poised to make significant contributions to Scottish cricket in the years to come.

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