Jodie Maree Fields née Purves is a sports administrator, coach, women's sport and physical activity advocate, and former Australian cricket player. Fields grew up in Queensland playing boy's and men's cricket before playing women's cricket while at University. She made her debut for the Queensland Fire in 2000 and captained the team from the 2008-09 season for six years. During her career, she played 165 domestic limited overs matches and 98 Women's National Cricket League matches. Fields made her international debut for Australia in a Test against India in Adelaide in February 2006. She was appointed Captain of the Australian Women's Cricket Team in 2009, replacing the renowned Karen Rolton. In doing so, she became the first Queensland woman to captain the Australian team. Fields first game as captain of the Australian national women's side was a T201 against England in Derby on 25 July 2009.
|Full name:||Jodie Maree Fields, (née Jodie Maree Purves)|
|Born:||June 19, 1984, Toowoomba, Australia|
|Bowling style:||Right-arm medium pace|
About Jodie Fields
Right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper who has captained Australia's national team.
She played primarily boy's and men's cricket as a youth, before playing women's cricket while at university.
She made her test debut on February 18, 2006, against India.
She was born in Toowoomba, Australia.
While playing for Australia she has been teammates with Jess Cameron.
Information related to Jodie Fields
- Queensland Fire cricketers
- Brisbane Heat (WBBL) cricketers
- Australia women Twenty20 International cricketers
- Cricketers from Queensland
- Australia women One Day International cricketers
- Australia women Test cricketers
- University of Queensland alumni