Belinda Clark on changing women's cricket, amassing mountains of runs and valuing time

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When it comes to trailblazers in women's cricket there are few who have achieved more or made a bigger impact than Belinda Clark. As a player, BC was unparalleled. She became the first player - male or female - to score 200 in an one-day international and captained Australia to two World Cup wins. BC's post-playing career has been in sports administration, primarily with Cricket Australia in developing grassroots and women's cricket. It truly is an honour to speak to Belinda and I hope you get out of it as much as I did.

Episode rundown

01:38 - BC's incredible achievements

04:08 - BC lists her career highlights

06:43 - How BC honed her batting technique

12:55 - Whether BC would have changed her fitness regime during her playing days

16:48 - The art of leadership

20:46 - The mental skills BC uses

31:13 - How BC handled the media

35:15 - BC talks about finance and investment

40:58 - Growing the game

45:22 - The life mantra BC lives by

47:07 - The best books BC has read

49:08 - The most inspiring person BC has met



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