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Clea Rosemary Smith (born 6 January 1979) is an Australian former cricket player.[1] She is the 147th woman to play Test cricket for Australia,[2] and the 90th woman to have played One Day International cricket for Australia.[3]

Clea Smith
Personal information
Full nameClea Rosemary Smith
BornMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm Medium pace
International information
National side
Only Test (cap 147)9 August 2005 v England
ODI debut (cap 90)29 January 2000 v England
Last ODI7 July 2011 v England
T20I debut (cap 18)19 July 2007 v New Zealand
Last T20I27 June 2011 v England
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1998/99–2011/12Victorian Spirit
Career statistics
Competition WTest WODI WT20I LA
Matches 1 48 13 165
Runs scored 46 85 5 598
Batting average 23.00 14.16 1.25 15.53
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 42 27* 1* 39*
Balls bowled 72 2198 300 8,204
Wickets 1 45 14 173
Bowling average 25.00 25.68 22.21 24.39
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 2
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 0
Best bowling 1/25 4/32 3/23 5/10
Catches/stumpings 0/- 9/– 1/– 40/–
Source: CricInfo, 18 June 2014

Smith played 165 domestic limited overs matches for the Victorian Spirit including 117 Women's National Cricket League games.[4] She also played 37 Women's Twenty20 cricket matches.[4]

Clea Smith played one test, 48 One Day Internationals and 13 Twenty20 Internationals for the Australia national women's cricket team.[1] She retired in 2012 after a 14-year playing career.[5]

She holds the record for the highest ever test score made by a female cricketer in Women's cricket history batting at number 11 of 42 runs.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Australia / Players / Clea Smith". ESPNcricinfo. ESPN Inc. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Clea Smith (Player #160)". southernstars.org.au. Cricket Australia. Archived from the original on 1 March 2014. Retrieved 23 June 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ "Women's One-Day Internationals – Australia". ESPNcricinfo. ESPN Inc. Archived from the original on 24 May 2014. Retrieved 23 June 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ a b "Clea Smith – CricketArchive". CricketArchive. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  5. ^ "Clea Smith retires". Cricket Australia. 16 May 2012. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
  6. ^ "Records | Women's Test matches | Batting records | Most runs in an innings (by batting position) | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 5 May 2017.