Anna Peterson burst into the country's cricket consciousness when she completed a hat-trick to help the clinch a T20 Series over Australia in Geelong in early 2017.
She continued to make quite a name for herself as a woman with nerves of steel after managing to concede less than three runs off a final over to defeat the West Indies in a T20 at Pukekura Park in 2018.
The Auckland Heart has become an important member of the WHITE FERNS as she can fill many different roles with both bat and ball.
She started playing cricket aged five for the Takapuna Red Stars (in Auckland), alongside her brother, their Dad their first coach.
He had played cricket all his life in Rotorua, in Wellington and then Auckland, where he played rep for Auckland B, plus indoor rep cricket for Auckland and North Island.
Peterson represented Northern Spirit before moving up to Auckland to play for University Premier Women and the Auckland Hearts for 2014/15.
1. How did you get into cricket? In the backyard with Dad and my brother Alex when we were about 3
2. Where were you when you got the news that you’d made the WHITE FERNS team? I was at work, I tried to act cool but ended up running through the office
4. What’s your day job?
5. Do you have any
6. What do you do in your spare time to relax? Paint
7. Do you have any hidden talents? I make a really good apricot upside down cake
8. Who inspires you? Awesome
10. What advice would you give to young budding WHITE FERNS? Enjoy playing with your mates