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Lynette (Lyn) Ann Larsen (born in Lismore, New South Wales on 3 February 1963) is a former Australian woman cricketer. She was captain of the Australian women's cricket team from 1985/6 to 1993. She captained the side in 10 Test matches, including 5 victories. The number of Test matches in which she was captain, number of matches won, and percentage of victories, are all records for Australia. She also captained the side in 39 Women's one-day internationals, winning 27 and losing 10, including winning the Women's Cricket World Cup in 1988. In all, Larsen played in 15 Test matches, scoring 410 runs at a batting average of 41.00 with a high score of 86. She also bowled 354 overs of leg spin, taking 26 wickets at a bowling average of 18.73 and giving away under 1.5 runs per over. Belinda Clark took over as ODI captain in 1991/2 and as Test captain in 1994/5. Larsen was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 1999.

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