Heather Graham is an Australian cricketer who has played matches for the Australian national team and many matches in different leagues across the world. She is considered one of the best all-rounders in Australian domestic cricket. She has played for Perth Scorchers, Hobart Hurricanes, Trent Rockets, Essex, and Mumbai Indians team.
Heather Louise Graham was born on Saturday, 5 October 1996 (age 26 years; as of 2022) in Subiaco, a suburb of Perth, Australia. Her zodiac sign is Libra. She started playing cricket during her childhood.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Weight (approx.): 50 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Blue
Parents & Siblings
She has two brothers; however, there is not much information about her parents and siblings.
She is unmarried.
She is in a relationship with fellow Tasmania player and wicketkeeper Emily Smith.
She played for Clarence Cricket Club during her growing years. She started playing cricket for Western Australia at 15 in the 2011-12 season. She played there till the 2019-20 season and started playing for Tasmania in the 2020-21 season. In her first season for Tasmania, she had an average of 40.57 with the highest score of 116 and was the highest wicket-taker with 11 wickets.
Junior Girls & Australia A
She was a member of the Junior Australian team which won the 2011 Indoor Cricket Junior World Series. She was chosen for Australia A team for the series against the England A team. In the first match, she took 4 wickets for 13 runs and helped her team to win the match.
She played her maiden ODI match on 7 October 2019 against Sri Lanka in Brisbane, Australia. She scored 4 runs and took 1 wicket for 29 runs. She was selected as a reserve for Australia’s squad for the 2022 World Cup held in New Zealand.
She played her debut T20I match on 11 December 2022 against India in Pune, Australia and took 3 wickets for 22 runs. On 20 December 2022, she took a hattrick against India in a T20I match when she dismissed Devika Vaidya, Radha Yadav, and Renuka Singh and took 4 wickets for 8 runs with an additional wicket of Deepti Sharma.
Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL)
She started playing in WBBL in the inaugural edition in the 2015-16 season for Perth Scorchers and emerged as one of the most consistent allrounders for the team. She helped them win the WBBL-7 aka 2021-22 season after defeating Adelaide Strikers in the final, where she scored 23 runs and took 2 wickets for 30 runs. In the 2022-23 season, she started playing for Hobart Hurricanes. She has more than 1000 runs and 100 wickets in WBBL.
She played in County cricket in the 2014 season for the Essex team. She played in the 100-ball tournament named The Hundred in 2021 for Trent Rockets and in 2022 for Northern Superchargers.
Indian Women’s Premier League (WPL)
In the 2023 auction for the Women’s Premier League, she was acquired by Mumbai Indians for her base price of Rs30 lakhs.
Heather Aali re 😍
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) February 13, 2023
- She won Australia’s Domestic Player of the Year award in 2019.
- She is the second Australian player to take a hattrick in a T20I match.
- She is a right-handed batter and right-arm medium-pace bowler.
- Apart from cricket, she likes to play football and golf.
- She has a dog named Elvis.
- She worked as a clerk in a construction company named Repave Spray on Paving from June 2015 to August 2017.