Lisa Sthalekar: Indian born, Australian made

Lisa Sthalekar: Indian born, Australian made

Lisa Sthalekar is one of Australia’s most well-known cricketing superstars.

Adopting her father’s passion of the sport, Lisa has been playing cricket for as long as she can remember. With a decorated career playing on an international level, she is the firstĀ Indian-born Australian cricket captain and helped lead the women’s team to their first World Cup Twenty20 win.

In 2018, she was named as a member of Channel Seven’s commentating team for their Summer of Cricket; a season with the most number of women’s cricket matches being broadcast on Australian commercial television.

Learn about her amazing story of achievement, plus find out which Indian cricketing legend she believes “plays an Australian brand of cricket” by watching her video above.

Anisha Mistry

As the Editor of CulturalPulse, Anisha is passionate about listening to, writing and sharing stories of Australia's multicultural achievement. Got a story to tell? Get in touch: [email protected]