The next Ellyse Perry may well be running around in our own backyard.
Which is why the Tuggeranong Valley cricket club has jumped on board a push to break an attendance record for a women's match at Manuka Oval during the Twenty20 World Cup this month.
Cricket officials are determined to shatter the ground record of 4131 fans, set during Australia's clash with England at the venue in 2017, during one of the five matches in Canberra.
Australia's match against Bangladesh on February 27 looms as the most likely game to give the record a nudge.
Tuggeranong, Weston Creek Molonglo and Ginninderra are doing their bit having linked up with Cricket Australia's community ticket program to promote the looming standalone tournament.
Each ticket purchased through the clubs will earn a rebate of $5 for every adult ticket and $1 for every child ticket with no cap on the number each club can sell.
Tuggeranong's Catherine Chippendale, who has held so many positions at the club she isn't quite sure which title is most fitting, says it was a no-brainer to get involved in the hope it can inspire more females to play cricket.
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"Everything just seems to be getting a lot better in terms of normalising cricket for women and girls at all levels, whether that's grassroots, elite, or international matches," Chippendale said.
"Elite level players can now actually make a living out of cricket. The best thing about it is we are normalising cricket as an option if women and girls want to play.
"It's not an out there, weird thing anymore. It's cricket, and everyone who likes it and wants to play can get in there and have a go.
"Given it's the first standalone Twenty20 World Cup for the women as well, it's going to be a massive event. If we've got a chance to be a part of it, then why not?
"Obviously it's here in Australia, and to have games here in Canberra is a terrific thing, we love to see any international cricket in Canberra."
Tuggeranong will continue their 40-over Lynne O'Meara Cup campaign against Ginninderra at Conder Turf Oval on Saturday.
It looms as a crucial chance to find some breathing space in the top four as they edge closer to the final month of the regular season.
But the weather forecast looks anything but promising with storms predicted to scupper another weekend of play in a season disrupted by rain, smoke and nearby bushfires.
"At this stage we're just hoping we can get a game in," Chippendale said.
"It hasn't been our best season in a long time. A few things like the smoke impacted our ability to training.
"It is one of those things about sport, even when you can train well, the natural ebbs and flows of the sport, things just don't go your way.
"We're just trying to lift the team performance higher and finish a bit stronger with a few more wins on the board."