Almanac Cricket History: Remembering Betty Wilson (by Laura Jolly)



At the time of the T20 World Cup, writer Laura Jolly tells the story of Betty Wilson for





  1. Laura, it’s little wonder that she was regarded as Bradmanesque in her time. Mighty handy with the ball, too.

  2. Especially love the photos.

  3. That pic of Betty Wilson batting in the Lord’s nets is a classic

  4. Am I correct in saying she is the only Australian cricketer to take 10 wickets and make 100 plus runs in a Test match? Great trivia question along with Richie Benaud,s wives?

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