International Women’s Day marks the one-year anniversary of Australia’s Twenty20 World Cup triumph, a reminder for Beth Mooney of how “the world is changing” amid her own rise and rise.
Mooney dominated the T20 World Cup, scoring a record-breaking 259 runs at 64.75 to be named player of the tournament.
The 27-year-old topscored in the MCG final, attended by a crowd of 86,174, then topped last month’s Belinda Clark award count to rubber stamp an ascension to cricket’s elite.
A recently-released documentary, which tracks Australia’s inconsistent World Cup plus the organising committee’s bid to fill the MCG, shed further light on Mooney’s achievement.
The Queenslander is the self-deprecating star of the production, describing herself as a…