Alyssa is a wicket-keeper/batter and has enjoyed an astonishing amount of success in her career thus far. She has been an integral part of victorious campaigns such as the ICC Women's World T20 ( x 3), ICC Women's World Cup, Women's Ashes (x 2), WBBL titles (x2) and multiple WNCL titles with the NSW Breakers..
On the domestic front, Alyssa plays for the NSW Breakers and Sydney Sixers WBBL teams. She captained the Sixers in the finals of the 2016/17 WBBL, leading the Sixers to the title, a feat they repeated in 2017/18.
Alyssa was appointed captain of the NSW Breakers for the 2018/19 season.
On the international stage, Alyssa has now played over 150 international matches and is now recognised as one of the stars of women's cricket on the world stage.
She played an integral role in the 2017 Ashes Series v England, scoring consecutive half centuries after being moved to the top of the batting order. She then became the first Australian wicket keeper to score a century for Australia v India in the ODI in March, 2018, belting 133 off only 118 balls.
But it was her feats in the 2018 ICC T20 World Cup that saw her lead the run scoring and win Player of the Tournament, along with another World Cup title for Australia. In December, she was named ICC T-20 Player of the Year to cap off a remarkable 2018.
She capped off a brilliant year by sweeping the Australian Cricket Awards winning the ODI, T-20 and Belinda Clark Player of the Year awards.
Alyssa is the niece of Ian Healy and married to Mitchell Starc.
Awards / Achievements
First Female selected to play among boys in the elite private schools cricket competition in NSW aged 16.
Senior domestic debut with the NSW Breakers aged 17 in the 2007/08 season.
International debut in 2010 aged 19.
Has already represented Australia on 85 occasions and taken 63 dismissals as Wicketkeeper.
ICC Women's World T20 Champions 2010
ICC Women's World T20 Champions 2012
ICC Women's World T20 Champions 2014
ICC Women's World Cup Champions 2013
Women's Ashes Champions 2010-11
Women's Ashes Champions 2015
NSW Breakers WNCL Champions for 8 consecutive seasons between 2007/08 and 2014/15
Sydney Sixers WBBL|02 Champions