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Shawn Flegler on Australia squad for Commonwealth Bank Tour New Zealand

Shawn Flegler, Cricket Australia’s Female High Performance Manager and National Selector, addressed the media today after the announcement of a 17-player squad for the Commonwealth Bank Tour of New Zealand.

Flegler discussed the inclusion of young fast bowlers Darcie Brown and Hannah Darlington in the squad and the experience they will gain on their first Australian tour.

Australia will take on New Zealand in three Twenty20 Internationals from March 28, before the coveted Rose Bowl Trophy goes on the line in three One-Day Internationals from April 4.

The squad for the tour is:

Meg Lanning (Victoria, captain)
Rachael Haynes (New South Wales, vice-captain)
Darcie Brown (South Australia)
Nicola Carey (Tasmania)
Hannah Darlington (New South Wales)
Ashleigh Gardner (New South Wales)
Alyssa Healy (New South Wales)
Jess Jonassen (Queensland)
Tahlia McGrath (South Australia)
Sophie Molineux (Victoria)
Beth Mooney (Queensland)
Ellyse Perry (Victoria)
Megan Schutt (South Australia)
Annabel Sutherland (Victoria)
Belinda Vakarewa (Tasmania)
Tayla Vlaeminck (Victoria)
Georgia Wareham (Victoria)

The tour is once again proudly presented by Commonwealth Bank, continuing their longstanding support of the women’s game, at all levels in Australia.

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