Eileen Whelan has in the past played for England Women’s cricket team. The other teams for whom she has played are South Women, Middlesex Women and Civil Service Women.
Whelan debuted in Test cricket in a match between Australia Women and England Women at Northampton from 12th June to 15th June 1937 respectively. In the 1st innings, 56 runs were scored off the 18.5 overs which she bowled, out of which 2 were maidens while she took 3 wickets. She batted at the No. 10 spot and scored 5 runs. In the 2nd innings, she bowled 5.1 overs, out of which 2 were maidens, conceded 12 runs and took 1 wicket. She batted at the same position in the 2nd innings and scored 10 runs. This match was won by Australia Women by 31 runs.
Whelan participated in 7 Test matches. In the 10 innings in which she batted, she was not out two times and she scored 38 runs. Her highest score was 10 and batting average was 4.75. She took 3 catches. She bowled 594 deliveries in 8 innings. During these, she was hit for 230 runs and she took 10 wickets. Her strike rate was 59.4, economy rate was 2.32 and bowling average was 23.