Adelaide will host a festival of international women’s cricket, featuring some of the best players in the world, when six international teams play warm-up matches at Karen Rolton Oval from 16-19 February.
Australia, England, New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka and Thailand will be involved in five games across three days as they prepare for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup.
Four Adelaide Strikers will be involved in the Adelaide games. Sophie Devine is New Zealand’s captain, alongside Suzie Bates, Lauren Winfield is part of England’s squad and South Australia’s Megan Schutt will open the bowling for Australia.
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Tickets for the warm-up matches are $10 for adults and free for kids.
Match schedule (Karen Rolton Oval)
Sunday, 16 February
10.30am Sri Lanka v South Africa
2.30pm: England v New Zealand
Tuesday, 18 February
10.30am: Australia v South Africa
2.30pm: England v Sri Lanka
Wednesday, 19 February
10.30am: New Zealand v Thailand
Australia: Meg Lanning (c), Rachael Haynes (vc), Erin Burns, Nicola Carey, Ashleigh Gardner, Alyssa Healy (wk), Jess Jonassen, Delissa Kimmince, Sophie Molineux, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Annabel Sutherland, Tayla Vlaeminck, Georgia Wareham.
New Zealand: Sophie Devine (c), Suzie Bates, Lauren Down, Maddy Green, Holly Huddleston, Hayley Jensen, Leigh Kasperek, Amelia Kerr, Jess Kerr, Rosemary Mair, Katey Martin, Katie Perkins, Anna Peterson, Rachel Priest, Lea Tahuhu.
Sri Lanka: Chamari Atapattu (c), Harshitha Madavi (vc), Anushka Sanjeewani, Hansima Karunaratne, Shashikala Siriwardene, Nilakshi De Silva, Ama Kanchana, Kavisha Dilhari, Udeshika Probodhani, Achini Kulasuriya, Hasini Perera, Sathya Sandeepani, Umesha Thimashini, Sugandika Kumari, Dilani Manodara.
Thailand: Sornnarin Tippoch (c), Nattaya Boochatham, Wongpaka Liengprasert, Phannita Maya, Ratanaporn Padunglerd, Onnicha Kamchomphu, Naruemol Chaiwai, Chanida Sutthiruang, Nannapat Koncharoenkai, Soraya Lateh, Rosenanee Kanoh, Thipatcha Puttawong, Suleeporn Laomi, Natthakan Chantham, Suwanan Khiaoto.
South Africa: Dane Van Niekerk (c), Laura Wolvaardt, Lizelle Lee, Mignon Du Preez, Marizanne Kapp, Sune Luus, Chloe Tryon (vc), Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Tumi Sekhukhune, Trisha Chetty, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Nadine De Klerk, Nondumiso Shangase.
England: Heather Knight (c), Tammy Beaumont, Katherine Brunt, Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Sophie Ecclestone, Georgia Elwiss, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones (wk), Nat Sciver, Anya Shrubsole, Mady Villiers, Fran Wilson, Lauren Winfield, Danni Wyatt.