Alex Blackwell is one of Australia’s most accomplished and celebrated cricketers. Alex made her international debut as a batter in 2003 and spent 15 years playing at the highest level. She was the vice captain of the Australian team for many years, winning multiple World Cup trophies, and also captained the team to the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 in 2010.
Alex became the first Australian woman to play 250 games for her country, and recently announced her retirement from international and state cricket. She will continue to play in the Women’s Big Bash League and has taken on a coaching role with Lancashire Thunder in England. In June 2018, Alex became the first woman in 159 years to be elected to the Board of Cricket NSW.
Alex is also involved in TV cricket coverage and an ambassador for many important community causes.