Amelia Kerr has established herself as a rising star in the world of cricket, gaining recognition and popularity even before stepping onto the field for New Zealand. A viral video of her exceptional skills as a 14-year-old bowler quickly captured the attention of cricket fans, and the selectors of the New Zealand national team wasted no time in including her in the lineup.
Kerr’s journey in international cricket commenced with her One Day International (ODI) debut in November 2016 when New Zealand faced Pakistan. Throughout the series, she showcased her bowling prowess by securing six wickets across four games, a remarkable achievement for a young player embarking on her international career.
However, it was her standout performance against the formidable Australian team that truly highlighted her potential. In this match, Kerr impressed by claiming four crucial wickets, including those of Elyse Villani, Alyssa Healy, and Meg Lanning, further solidifying her status as a promising talent in the world of cricket.