Lisa Sthalekar Biography
(Former Australian Cricketer and Captain of International Women's Cricket Team)
Birthday: August 13, 1979 (Leo)
Born In: Pune, Maharashtra, India
Lisa Sthalekar is a pioneer of Australian women’s cricket who has earned many accolades as a captain, player, administrator, coach and cricket commentator. She has been a part of the Australian cricket scene for over a decade and won four World Cups during her playing career. She has led her team as a captain in international as well as domestic tournaments with exceptional results. Even after retiring at the peak of her career, she has continued to be part of the sport by taking up a full-time position at the New South Wales, commentating for television networks like Channel 7 and covering international leagues like the Indian Premier league. She was also the Head Coach for Mosman Men’s Club for 2 years and the youth consultant for the IPL team Rajasthan Royals. Breaking the glass ceiling comes naturally to this amazingly talented sportswoman as Lisa is a founding member of the WICL (Women’s International Cricket League) and the first female to be on the board of directors of the Australian Cricketers’ Association.