Jessica Louise JonassenAll Rounder
Date of Birth11/5/1992
Place of BirthEmerald,Australia
Batting StyleLeft-hand Bat
Bowling StyleSlow left-arm orthodox
Jessica Jonassen is an Australian all rounder. A left handed batter who bowls left-arm orthodox spin, Jonassen is a regular member for the southern stars.We can simply state her as a bowling all rounder. Jonassen grew up in Rockhampton. Playing for the Queensland’s, she has been impressive since her early cricketing career. While captaining Queensland’s Under-15 girls’ team she won the national title for the first time in 2006-07. She was also awarded with the Player-of the-Tournament for her extraordinary bowling figures. She continued her form in the Senior team as well, winning the Queensland Fire’s Player of the Year award just at an age of 18.
Her consistent performances in the domestic series helped her to make way in the international team. She was named in the squad for the series against New Zealand in 2012. She made her ODI and T20 debut in the same series. The 2014-15 was the breakthrough year of her career when she claimed career-best T20 figures in the final of the T20 World cup 2014, taking 3-25 in the Australia’ victory over England. The World Cup tournament produced great results for her, as she was amongst the most economical bowlers of the tournament. She continued her form in domestic season as well and was named women’s domestic player of the year after an outstanding 2014-15 season. She has also represented Southern stars in handful no of test matches.She came in limelight, when she scored 99 on Test debut in the women’s Ashes in 2015 and was named player of the match. Known for her economical bowling spells she is the lead spinner for the Southern stars playing 105+ International matches till date.She has also taken 105+ International wickets. In WBBL she plays for the Brisbane Heat forming the core of the team.
- June 25, 2020
Following the retirement of Kirby Short, Jess Jonassen will take over as skipper of Queensland with Georgia Redmaybe as her deputy.
- June 2, 2020
Australias leg-spinner Georgia Wareham said on Tuesday (June 2) that she is itching to get back to bowling against batters and getting challenged.
- May 11, 2020
33-year-old Claire Nicholas is hoping to retai her place in the Welsh Fire squad for The Hundred competition next year.
- May 2, 2020
Jess Jonassen reiterated that she would want to play for the Brisbane Heat in the coming season of the WBBL.