Aussies top women voice their views on cricket as career option for females

This is what Australia’s Women players had to say to a 12-year old girl who thinks cricket to be a boys’ game –

  • Ellyse Perry – That’s so totally changed in the last little bit. You only have to turn the television on now, especially during the WBBL to see that it’s a genuine career option for young girls and females.
  • Megan Schutt – I don’t think there is such thing as a boys and girls game anymore and I think that’s the direction that sport is heading in as a whole, really. There is no girls’ and boys’ sport, it’s for everyone.
  • Meg Lanning – I would encourage her to get out and give it a go. Whether that is in a boys’ team or a girls’ team, you can do either now, which is great.
  • Elyse Villani – There are so many amazing women out there playing sport and playing cricket. You don’t have to look too far to realize that it’s actually a game to be enjoyed by both boys and girls.
  • Delissa Kimmince – For someone like myself, I was always trying to beat the boys and be better than the boys and I think nothing these days is just a males’ game. If you want to somewhere follow your heart and chase your dreams.
Kanika Parineeta

‘Gully’ cricket player and close observer of Indian Cricket team and it’s matches. Straight forward and still socially admirable personality. Strong belief in teamwork and possess high leadership skills.

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