Tahlia McGrath Biography : Age, Height, Early Life, Professional Life, Boyfriend, Facts & Net Worth


Tahlia McGrath Biography : Tahlia McGrath is an Australian cricketer who is a right-handed all rounder. The 27-year-old player hails from South Australia and is a consistent player across all formats. She has featured for the sides like Australia Women, Adelaide Strikers Women, Australia Governor Generals XI, Thunder, Australia Women A, Southern Brave Women, Cricket Australia XI Women, South Australia Scorpions alongside the national team. In March 2023, Tahlia McGrath will make her debut for UP Warriorz in Women’s Premier League.

Early Life & Journey

Tahlia McGrath was born and brought up in Adelaide. She was born on 10th November 1995 to Glenn McDonald McGrath and Sara Leonardi. The cricket was in her DNA as Glenn McGrath is one of the legendary fast bowlers to grace the field for Australia. Tahlia McGrath picked up the game by watching her dad play on the field. There was a time when both represented their respective national teams. The player started her career in cricket by featuring for Southern Australia.

Tahlia McGrath made her national team debut in 2016, when she was 21 years old. Since then, she has never seen back. The player has gone on to rake numbers with both bat and ball.

Tahlia McGrath is a gun and the most damaging all-rounder when it comes to the shortest format of the game. Adelaide Strikers’ drafted Tahlia McGrath during the inaugural edition of the Women’s Big Bash League. The player has remained as a mainstay and was appointed as captain during Women’s Big Bash League 07 edition. In the Women’s Big Bash League, the player has scored 1823 runs in 114 games with a high score of 93*. The player also has a knack of picking wickets at the crucial junctures of the game and has 70 wickets in her kitty. Two wickets for 15 runs is Tahlia McGrath’s best bowling figure in Women’s Big Bash League.

Considering these gun performances across all formats, the player received the mouth watering bid of Rs 1.4 crore during the Women’s Premier League auction held in Mumbai’s Jio Convention Centre. The player will feature for UP Warriorz in the inaugural edition of the tournament.

Cricket & Stats

Tahlia McGrath made her debut against South Africa women’s side at Coffs Harbour on 27th November 2016. The player has been a mainstay for the national team as an all rounder ever since then. In her first ever One-Day international, Tahlia McGrath could neither add runs to the team’s tally nor could pick the wickets while defending the target. The player could add four runs from five deliveries before getting run out. The bowling card read five overs and 28 runs without a wicket. Since her first game, the player has featured in 22 One-Day Internationals in Australian colors and has amassed 357 runs at an average of 32.445. She has two fifties with a highest score of 74. Her bowling records also have contributed to her rising value as the player has 17 wickets at an economy of 5.09 and a strike rate of 36.5. However, she is yet to pick up a four-fer or a five-fer in any format.

Tahlia McGrath had to wait for a year to get her first test fixture after making the first One-Day international for Australia. She played her first test match against England Women in a Day-Night fixture. Both sides met at Sydney and Tahlia McGrath enjoyed a great game. In bowling, Tahlia picked two wickets in the first innings whereas in the second, she had one wicket to her name. In batting, the player added 47 runs to the team’s tally. The innings consisted of seven boundaries. Since then, Tahlia has played only two tests and has 161 test runs at an average of 40.25. She also has five wickets for her name.

The most-awaited T20 debut in the national colors came in January 2021 for Tahlia McGrath. The player made her debut against India in Carrara. Though the game ended in a “No Result”, the player had conceded 14 runs in a single over. In 24 T20 internationals, Tahlia has scored 557 runs at a strike rate of 140.3 and has four fifties to her name. She also has 13 wickets in her basket with a strike rate of 12.9 and an economy of 7.53.


Gold Medal in Commonwealth Games, Birmingham – 2022

Rank 1 – Top batter in Women’s T20 International format with 789 points. (Beth Mooney is ranked second with 759 points)

ICC Player of the Month – August 2022


Tahlia McGrath

Profession: Australian Women Cricketer

Height (approx.): 5’10”

Hair Colour: Blonde

Date of Birth: 10- November-1995

Age: 27

Birth Place: Adelaide

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Scorpio

Nationality: Australia