Feb 23, 2024, 09:30 PM IST

WPL 2024: Meet RCB star Ellyse Perry

Aditya Bhatia

The Women's Premier League (WPL) Season 2 kicks off on February 23.

All eyes are on Australia's Ellyse Perry, set to play for Royal Challengers Bangalore.

 Ellyse Perry, a key player, is recognized as one of the world's best female all-rounders.

Known for her stunning looks, 33-year-old Perry attracts millions of fans globally, with her skills sometimes overshadowing her sports prowess.

Perry, resembling a model, boasts a massive following of over 1.3 million on Instagram, sharing glamorous pictures and engaging in fashion shows and TV advertisements.

Perry debuted in Australian football at 16, then excelled in cricket since 2014.

In 144 ODIs, Ellyse Perry scored 3894 runs and took 163 wickets. In 151 T20 Internationals, she accumulated 1841 runs and claimed 125 wickets. 

During the inaugural WPL auction for Royal Challengers Bangalore Women, Ellyse Perry showcased her prowess.

She scored an impressive 253 runs in just 8 games, maintaining an average of 42.16. 

Additionally, she made a notable impact with the ball, securing 4 wickets

Married to Australian rugby player Matt in 2015, Perry and Matt decided to separate in 2020, marking a significant chapter in her personal life.