Megan Schutt

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As well as playing cricket, Schutt is also an avid skateboarder. 

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First Name: Megan
Last Name: Schutt
Batting Style: Right Hand
Bowling Style: Right Arm Med-Fast
Player Type: Bowler
Date of Birth: 15 Jan, 1993
Test debut: 11 Aug, 2013
ODI debut: 17 Dec, 2012
T20 debut: 22 Jan, 2013

Megan Schutt’s rise from club cricketer to international star has been described by many as meteoric.

The athletic pace bowler made her domestic debut for the SA Scorpions in the 2009-10 Women’s National Cricket League season and it didn’t take long for Schutt to catch the eye of national selectors after making the most of her opportunities for Australia A Women.

Schutt made her international debut for Australia in the Rose Bowl Series against New Zealand in late 2012, her efforts seeing her earn a place in the team’s line-up for the ICC Women’s World Cup in India in 2013. 

Despite only being new to the international scene, Schutt went on to claim the scalps of international superstars Charlotte Edwards, Sarah Taylor, Amy Satterthwaite and Sophie Devine. 

In the final she snared two key wickets, which pushed her total for the tournament to 15. Schutt finished the event as the leading wicket-taker, securing her place in the Team of the Tour.

Schutt was also a crucial part of Australia's attack in the 2015 Ashes against England, helping Australia win the series on English soil for the first time since 2001.

She also plays with the Adelaide Strikers in the WBBL.

In 2017, Schutt was named in the ICC Women's T20I Team of the Year.

In 2018, Schutt was named as the new captain of the South Australian Scorpions after the previous captain, Tegan McPharlin chose to step down.

Schutt was an integral part of the Australian Women's cricket team in 2018, which went all the way to win a fourth ICC World T20 championship. Ahead of the tournament, she was named as one of the players to watch. It was at this tournament that Schutt became the first bowler for the Australia Women's team to take a hat trick at the World T20I's.

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