Belinda Clark is a right handed batsman and an occasional Right arm offbreak bowler with the Australia Women’s cricket team. She has also played for the New South Wales, Prime Minister’s XI and Victoria Women’s Cricket teams.

Belinda Clark debuted in International cricket in a One day International match against the New Zealand Women’s team at Hobart in January 1991. She scored 36 runs before she was caught out by Debbie Hockley on a ball by Jennifer Turner. A few days later the same month Clark played her first test match against the Indian Women’s team at Sydney. In the first innings, Clarke opened the batting line up with Belinda Haggett and scored 104 runs before she was stumped behind the wicket by Manimala Singhal on a ball by Mithu Mukherjee. She also bowled two overs both of which were maiden overs. In the second innings, she could only score 13 runs and was once again stumped. The match however ended in a draw. In 1997, in a match against Denmark in India, Clark scored 229 runs in a One day match and became the women’s record holder for highest runs in an ODI. In 1998, she was chosen as the Wisden Australia Cricketer of the Year. Clark went on to retire from International cricket in 2005.

Born 10 Sep 1970
Nationality Australia Australia
Team History
Australia national women's cricket team Australia national women's 1991 - 2005

Career Highlights

In a total of 118 One day Internationals, Clark has scored 4844 runs with a high score of 229 runs not out and an average of 47.49. She has scored 5 centuries and 30 half centuries and also claimed 3 wickets. Clarke also has a total of 919 runs with a high score of 136 runs in the 15 test matches that she has played.

Wisden Australia Cricketer of the Year, 1998.

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