Tayla Vlaeminck Biography :
Tayla Vlaeminck is a 21-year-old Australian all-rounder who plays for the Australian women’s national team and Victoria women. She is a part of the Melbourne Renegades in the women’s Big Bash League. Her more dominant skill is her ability with the ball. She is just 21 and she has already played a World T20 and is about to play his second World T20, with a lot of years ahead of him she is a huge prospect for them.
Early Life & Journey
Tayla was born on 27 October 1998 in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia. She started playing cricket at the age of 13 years and her role model is Ellyse Perry. While she was a child she played both cricket and Soccer. She initially played for the Northern Rivers region in the Under 14 girls state cricket championship and later shifted to Victoria under 14-team.
It didn’t take her long to represent the under 18 team of Victoria. While she was 15, she came close to saying goodbye to the game of cricket and was about to choose soccer over cricket but she was persuaded to keep playing the game of cricket.
She has been a tough character on the ground and off it. In early 2015, she suffered a ACL tear. After she completed her full recovery, she again suffered a partial tear. After consulting her surgeon she kept on playing for two months for the Victoria u-18 until the ACL completely tore. This is where she showcased her true character as she ignored the pain and kept playing.
While she was recovering from her second ACL tear, she was signed up by the Melbourne renegades for women’s big bash league season 2. She hardly played matches in that season and was seen carrying drinks and soaking up the team atmosphere. Before the 2017-18 women’s National Cricket League season began she was selected by the Victorian Spirit and was all set to make her senior domestic debut.
In her women’s National Cricket League debut against the ACL Meteors at Manuka oval in October 2017, she was handed over the new ball and she bowled quite well picking up 2 wickets for 34 runs in her 7 overs. Just a month after she had made her women’s National Cricket League debut, she played for the Cricket Australia XI in a tour match against England.
In 2017 she suffered a shoulder injury which forced her out of the women’s big bash league season 3, it was her third major injury. When she came back from injury, she was selected for the Australian under 19 tour of South Africa in March 2018.
After consistently performing and recovering from injury setbacks, she was finally selected in the Australian squad for the women’s T20 international series against New Zealand in September 2018. Unfortunately, she did not get her debut in that series.
In the following month, she was named in the Australian squad for the series against Pakistan and the 2018 ICC Women’s World T20. She made her women’s one-day international debut for Australia women against Pakistan women on 22nd October 2018. She made her women’s T20 international cricket debut for Australia women against India women on 17 November 2018 in the 2018 ICC Women’s World T20.
In 2019 cricket Australia named her in the Australian team for the tour to England to contest women’s Ashes. Her test debut for Australia came in that series. She has been named in the Australian squad for the 2020 ICC Women’s World T20 in Australia.
Cricket & Stats
She made her test for Australia women’s cricket team against England women on 18 July 2019 at Taunton during the women’s Ashes.
Her one-day international debut for the Australian Women came against Pakistan Women at Kuala Lumpur on 22nd October 2018.
She made her T20 international debut for the Australian women’s cricket team came against Indian women at Providence on 17 November 2018.
She has played one test match for Australia women’s cricket team in which she has not picked up a wicket and she has as an economy of 3.36.
She has played six one-day internationals for the Australian women’s cricket team taking up 6 wickets with her best figure being 2 wickets for 14 runs. She has an average of 25.83 and has an economy of 3.87 in one-day internationals.
She has played 9 T20 international matches for Australia picking up 11 wickets with her best figure being 3 wickets for 13 runs. She averages 14.63 and has an economy of 5.55 in the shorter format of the game.
Full name: Tayla Jade Vlaeminck
Born: October 27, 1998
Birth Place: Bendigo, Victoria
Current age: 21 years
Major teams: Australia Women, Cricket Australia Women’s XI, Melbourne Renegades Women
Playing role: Bowler
Batting style: Right-hand bat
Bowling style: Right-arm medium