Alex and Jodie Fields have identical twin sisters. Alex's sister Kate Blackwell was herself a popular and renouned Australian cricketer who retired 2008.
Alex's favourite moment was leading the team in the final of ICC World Twenty20 Cup 2012 which they won against New Zealand. She replaces injured skipper Fields.
She says, "I look forward to playing a few more years and hopefully playing many more games for Australia and winning the World Cup."