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Cricket Scotland announce Kathryn and Sarah Bryce have signed summer retainers

Cricket Scotland announce Kathryn and Sarah Bryce have signed summer retainers
Cricket Scotland announce Kathryn and Sarah Bryce have signed summer retainers
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Cricket Scotland can today announce Kathryn Bryce and Sarah Bryce have signed summer retainer contracts with the East Midlands Regional Hub.

The eight Regional Hubs, part of the ECB’s new women's elite domestic structure, will provide year-round training and coaching support alongside 50-over and 20-over tournaments with the other Hubs.

The sisters, offered two of only 25 contracts in England, will be released for international duty with Scotland as required.

Steven Knox, women’s head coach, said: “I’m delighted that Kathryn and Sarah have signed summer retainer contracts with the East Midlands Regional Hub. It shows what high regard both of them are held in down south as they are two of only 25 players in England to receive a retainer.

“Both of them thoroughly deserve these contracts and they’re reward for all the hard work that they’ve put in both on and off the field over the past 12 months. They’re both ranked in the top 20 in the world in T20I’s for a reason so it comes as no real surprise to me.

“I hope that these contracts play a part in the continued development of Kathryn and Sarah and that Scotland and the East Midlands Regional Hub benefit from the players representing both teams and the experiences that they gain in doing so.

“With COVID-19 it’s been a difficult summer so far, so it’s nice to have some good news to report!”

Cricket Scotland congratulates both Kathryn and Sarah on being awarded the contracts.