Ellyse Perry: Lionel Messi of cricket

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Ellyse Perry and Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi is one of the most successful athletes in the World. He is an icon of football in the World. Australian women’s team player, Ellyse Perry resembles with Lionel Messi in many ways. In this article, we will tell you how Ellyse Perry is named as Lionel Messi of cricket.

Ellyse Perry and Leo Messi

Australian fast bowling all-rounder, Ellyse Perry is one of the most successful women cricketers in the world. She is truly an inspiration for many women cricketers around the globe. Perry is very similar to Argentina star, Lionel Messi. Like Messi, Perry has won every possible trophy in cricket. Whether they are individual awards or championships, Perry has left nothing for her.

Messi won La Liga, Champions League, Copa del Reys, Ligue One titles, club World Cups, etc for his clubs Barcelona and Paris Saint-German. For his country, he won Copa America and the most desired trophy of his career, the FIFA World Cup.

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Similarly, Ellyse Perry also won every possible trophy for his country Australia, and for every club and franchise she played. She won 6 T20 World Cups, 2 ODI World Cups, 2 Women Big Bash League, 1 Commonwealth game, and her latest addition first Women’s Premier League title for his team Royal Challengers Bengaluru.

Top 10 Most Ballon d'Or Wins Per Club
Top 10 Most Ballon d’Or Wins Per Club

When it comes to individual awards, Messi won 8 Ballon d’Or in his career, he won two Golden Balls in two different World Cups, 5 Golden Boots, playmaker awards, FIFA bests, and many more.

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Perry also won many individual awards in her career, she won ICC women’s cricketer of the decade for 2011-2020, won women’s ODI cricketer of the year for 2011-2020, won many players of the Matches awards for his team, etc. Perry and Messi both are gifted players in their respective fields. They are considered as GOATs of their sports.

Anay Pareek joined Sports Big News in 2019. He is an avid cricket fan who finds deep joy in the intricacies of the game. Through his keen observation and deep appreciation for cricket, he aims to incorporate the same level of accuracy in his writings. He predominantly covers the IPL, World Cup and cricket leagues.