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Mollie Flaherty was known as the 'Demon' for her fiery pace bowling. She represented Australia from 1937 to 1949. Throughout the 1937 series in England she opened the bowling in tandem with fellow quick Nell McLarty, capturing 6/144 at an average of 24.
Mollie Flaherty's bowling action. Photo: George Serras.
Take a closer look at Mollie Flaherty's bowling action
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An all-round athlete, Flaherty was also the Australian baseball pitcher. After her retirement from cricket in 1951 she took up golf, and added many golf tournaments to her successful sporting career.
Above: Have a closer look at Mollie Flaherty's cricket boots. Can you see the marks from when she dragged her foot along the ground while bowling? Photo: George Serras.
Photo: George Serras.