Megan Schutt is an Australian cricketer who has played for the national team. She was the first cricketer to take a hat-trick for Australia in a Women’s Twenty20 International (WT20I) match
Megan Schutt Personal Life
Megan was born on 15th January 1993 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia to Brian Schutt and Sue Schutt. She has an elder sister, Natalie Schutt, and a younger brother Warren Schutt.
When Megan was 11 years old, she was asked to fill in for someone in a Seaford club match. During that game, she bowled the first ball but took a wicket with her first ball. She was also spotted by someone who invited her to join a new girls’ team. After being spotted again playing for that team, she was recruited by the Flinders University Cricket Club.
Megan Schutt Career
On 17th December 2012, she made her international ODI debut against New Zealand. On 11th August 2013, she made her Test debut against England. On 22nd January 2013, she made her T20I debut against New Zealand.
In June 2015, she was selected as one of Australia’s touring parties for the 2015 Women’s Ashes in England. In December 2017, she was selected as one of the players in the ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year.
In March 2018, during the 2017–18 India women’s Tri-Nation Series, she became the first bowler for Australia Women to take a hat-trick in WT20Is. In October 2018, she was selected for Australia’s squad for the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies.
In November 2018, she was selected for the Adelaide Strikers’ squad for the 2018–19 Women’s Big Bash League season.
In September 2019, in the third match against the West Indies, she became the first Australian bowler to take a hat-trick in WODIs, and the first female bowler to take two hat-tricks in international cricket.
In January 2020, she was selected for Australia’s squad for the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia.
In April 2022, she was bought by the London Spirit for the 2022 season of The Hundred.
In 2023, she was bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the inaugural Women’s Premier League (WPL) auction.
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Megan Schutt Relationship
On 31st March 2019, she got married to Jess Holyoake, who worked as a facilities officer at Cricket Australia. Together the couple has a daughter, Rylee, who was on 18th August 2021. Rylee was conceived via a sperm donation.
Megan Schutt Education
She has completed her schooling at Hackham West Primary School and Wirreanda High School. She was enrolled in a nursing course but later decided to drop out.
Megan Schutt Net Worth
According to various online sources, her net worth is estimated at around $2 million. She earns via the WBBL, WPL, the Australia cricket Board, endorsements, advertisements, and other domestic tournaments she plays.
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Megan Schutt Wiki/Bio
|Full name||Megan Schutt|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters– 168 cm
in meters– 1.68 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 6”
|Hair Colour||Dark Brown|
|International Debut||ODI– on 17 December 2012 against New Zealand at North Sydney Oval, Sydney during Rose Bowl 2012/13
Test– on 11 August 2013 against England at Sir Paul Getty’s Ground, Wormsley during Australia Women’s tour of England 2013
T20– 22 January 2013 against New Zealand at Junction Oval, Melbourne during New Zealand Women’s tour of Australia 2012/13
|Jersey Number||#3 for Australia Women
#27 for Adelaide Strikers
|Domestic/State Team||• South Australian Scorpions (2009/10–present)
• Nottinghamshire (2014)
• Adelaide Strikers (2015/16–present)
• Supernovas (2018)
• London Spirit (2022–present)
• Royal Challengers Bangalore (2023–present)
|Batting Style||Right-hand Bat|
|Bowling Style||Right arm Fast medium|
|Date of Birth||15 January 1993|
|Birthplace||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Hometown||Adelaide, South Australia|
|School||• Hackham West Primary School, Hackham West, South Australia
• Wirreanda High School, Morphett Vale, Adelaide, South Australia
|Educational Qualifications||She dropped out of a nursing course.|
|Religious Views||In an interview, she shared her thoughts about religion and said,
“This is probably going to offend some people, but I think religion is just something to follow, or believe in. I mean, I don’t care if you are religious … but I believe you can believe in yourself and the people around you – your friends and family.”
|Tattoo(s)||• ‘Believe’ inked on her wrist
• An Alice in Wonderland theme tattoo inked on her back which includes the Cheshire cat, the words “Drink Me,” a falling Alice, and the white rabbit jumping over anine of hearts playing card into a top hat
• A fox on her side
• A pineapple with sunglasses on one of the feet
• A flamingo with a top hat on one of the feet
• ‘Be a voice, not an echo’ on her collarbone
• ‘No place for hate’ on the side of her right wrist
• A smiling emoji near her right elbow
|Relationships & More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Jess Holyoake (worked as facilities officer at Cricket Australia)|
|Marriage Date||31 March 2019|
|Children||Daughter– Rylee (born on 18 August 2021)|
|Parents||Father– Brian Schutt
Mother– Sue Schutt
|Siblings||Brother-Warren Schutt (younger)
Sister-Natalie Schutt (elder)
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