Australia name two debutant teenagers in women’s Twenty20 squad

The Age – “We’re really fortunate with the depth we have in particular in the leg-spin department and we feel that Georgia provides the full package that is required for T20 cricket – she’s an outstanding fielder and her bowling has really progressed over the last 12 months.


  • Wareham, involved with the national performance squad, has been seen as an international prospect for some time.
  • However, Jonassen, 25, will be absent, having hurt her knee during last week’s intra-squad matches on the Gold Coast.
  • “Jess sustained a knee injury in Australia’s internal trial match on the Gold Coast this week.
  • Squad: Nicola Carey (Sydney Thunder), Ashleigh Gardner (Sydney Sixers), Rachael Haynes (vc) (Sydney Thunder), Alyssa Healy (Sydney Sixers), Delissa Kimmince (Brisbane Heat), Meg Lanning (c) (Perth Scorchers), Sophie Molineux (Melbourne Renegades), Beth Mooney (Brisbane Heat), Ellyse Perry (Sydney Sixers), Megan Schutt (Adelaide Strikers), Elyse Villani (Perth Scorchers), Tayla Vlaeminck (Melbourne Renegades), Georgia Wareham (Melbourne Renegades).
  • *Squad for the Cricket Australia XI to take on Australia and New Zealand in Twenty20 matches on September 27: Nicole Bolton (c) (Perth Scorchers), Maitlan Brown (Melbourne Renegades), Lauren Cheatle (Sydney Sixers), Josie Dooley (Brisbane Heat – U18 rookie), Heather Graham (Perth Scorchers), Tahlia McGrath (Adelaide Strikers), Naomi Stalenberg (Sydney Thunder), Molly Strano (Melbourne Renegades), Annabel Sutherland (Melbourne Stars), Rachel Trenaman (Sydney Thunder), Belinda Vakarewa (Sydney Thunder), Amanda-Jade Wellington (Adelaide Strikers).

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