Aboriginal cricket pioneer Faith Thomas: ‘I’m still the fastest woman bowler ever’

Not only was Thomas (née Coulthard), the first Aboriginal woman to represent Australia on a cricket field when she opened the bowling in the Melbourne Test of the 1958 Ashes series, she was was the first Aboriginal woman picked in any national sporting team.

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/dec/23/aboriginal-cricket-pioneer-faith-thomas-im-still-the-fastest-woman-bowler-ever?

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