Anne Gordon was a Left arm medium fast bowler and a Right handed batsman with the Australian Women’s cricket team. She has also played for the Victoria Women’s cricket team.
Anne Gordon made her debut in International cricket in 1968 against England at Adelaide in a test match. She bowled 16 overs and gave away just 43 runs which also included a maiden over in the first innings. Coming on to bat she scored 26 runs and was stumped by English wicketkeeper Sheila Plant. In the second innings, Gordon claimed the wickets of Chris Watmough and Jean Clark giving away 35 runs in 12 overs which also included 5 maiden overs. The match however ended in a draw. In 1973, in a match against the Young England Women’s team at Bournemouth, Gordon made her debut in One day International cricket. She did not bowl neither required to bat as Australia went on to win the match by 7 wickets. She was one of the foremost Australian women cricketers and played her last recorded test match against India at Perth in 1977.
In a total of 9 test matches, Gordon has scored 195 runs and claimed 22 wickets at an economy of 1.68 runs per over. She has also achieved the feat of 5 wickets in a test match on two occasions and10 wickets in a match on an occasion. In a total of 8 One day International, she has scored 99 runs and claimed 7 wickets at an economy of 2.94 runs.