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All the state squads for the 2021-22 Australian domestic season

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Domestic squads for the 2021-22 season have largely been confirmed over the last few weeks. Here’s a recap of how the lists shape up. BBL and WBBL squads will take shape over the coming months.

CA = Cricket Australia contracted, R = Rookie

Australia Capital Territory

Women

A significant loss for the ACT with seamer Maitlan Brown making the short journey across to Sydney to join New South Wales. Former Australia allrounder Erin Osborne has dropped off the list to allow her to balance her coaching commitments although will continue to train with the squad.

Squad Angela Reakes, Katie Mack, Madeline Penna, Kayla Burton, Gabrielle Sutcliffe, Chloe Rafferty, Carly Leeson, Matilda Lugg, Olivia Porter, Rebecca Carter, Erica Kershaw, Amy Yates, Nicola Hancock, Zoe Cooke.

New South Wales

Men

With a further emphasis on the push for youth that was evident at the end of the last season, Baxter Holt, Tanveer Sangha, Oliver Davies and Lachlan Hearne have been upgraded from rookie to full contracts. The changing of the guard has seen batters Nick Larkin and Daniel Solway dropped along with spinner Arjun Nair while Nathan McAndrew has moved to South Australia.

Squad Sean Abbott, Josh Baraba (R), Harry Conway, Trent Copeland, Pat Cummins (CA), Oliver Davies, Ben Dwarshuis, Jack Edwards, Mickey Edwards, Matthew Gilkes, Ryan Hadley (R), Ryan Hackney, Liam Hatcher, Josh Hazlewood (CA), Lachlan Hearne, Moises Henriques, Baxter Holt, Daniel Hughes, Nathan Lyon (CA), Peter Nevill, Jack Nisbet (R), Kurtis Patterson, Daniel Sams, Jason Sangha, Tanveer Sangha, Steven Smith (CA), Mitchell Starc (CA), Chris Tremain, Hunar Verma (R), David Warner (CA), Adam Zampa (CA)

Women

Pace bowler Brown is the major gain for the Breakers as they look to bounce back from missing the WNCL final for the first time in their history. Maddy Darke and Lisa Griffiths have moved to Western Australia while Hayley Silver-Holmes declined a new deal.

Squad Alyssa Healy (CA), Jade Allen, Maitlan Brown, Erin Burns, Stella Campbell, Lauren Cheatle, Hannah Darlington, Ashleigh Gardner (CA), Rachael Haynes (CA), Emma Hughes, Sammy Jo-Johnson, Anika Learoyd, Phoebe Litchfield, Claire Moore, Lauren Smith, Rachel Trenaman, Tahlia Wilson

Queensland

Men

Brendan Doggett, a key part of Queensland’s Sheffield Shield final victory, has moved to South Australia along with Nathan McSweeney. Allrounder James Bazley earns his first full state contract.

Squad Xavier Bartlett, James Bazley, Joe Burns, Max Bryant, Jack Clayton (R), Blake Edwards, Sam Heazlett, Usman Khawaja, Matthew Kuhnemann, Marnus Labuschagne (CA), Michael Neser, Lachlan Pfeffer, Jimmy Peirson, Will Prestwidge (R), Matt Renshaw, Billy Stanlake, Mark Steketee, Bryce Street, Connor Sully (R), Mitch Swepson, Jack Wildermuth, Matthew Willans (R), Jack Wood

Women

The squad that secured their first WNCL title, by beating Victoria in the final, has been retained with allrounder Ruth Johnston the one new addition. Australia allrounder Delissa Kimmince announced her retirement at the end of the season.

Squad Jess Jonassen (CA), Beth Mooney (CA), Grace Harris, Laura Kimmince, Georgia Redmayne, Mikayla Hinkley, Charli Knott, Georgia Voll, Georgia Prestwidge, Holly Ferling, Courtney Sippel, Megan Dixon, Lilly Mills, Caitlyn Mair, Ellie Johnston, Ruth Johnston

South Australia

Men

There has been significant turnover for the Redbacks after a horror 2020-21 season where they failed to win a match in either the Shield or Marsh Cup. Doggett, McAndrew, McSweeney and Jake Carder (WA) have joined from interstate following the retirements of Callum Ferguson and Chadd Sayers plus the delisting of Tom Cooper, Brad Davis, Conor McInerney, Luke Robbins and Cameron Valente.

Squad Wes Agar, Jordan Buckingham (R), Alex Carey (CA), Bailey Capel (R), Kyle Brazell (R), Jake Carder, Brendan Doggett, Daniel Drew, Ryan Gibson, David Grant, Travis Head, Henry Hunt, Corey Kelly (R), Thomas Kelly (R), Samuel Kerber, Jake Lehmann, Nathan McAndrew, Nathan McSweeney, Joe Mennie, Harry Nielsen, Tim Oakley, Lloyd Pope, Kane Richardson (CA), Liam Scott, Jake Weatherald, Nick Winter, Daniel Worrall.

Women

Pace bowler Kate Peterson has joined the state with Darcie Brown’s elevation to a national deal opening up a spot

Squad Jemma Barsby, Sam Betts, Emma De Broughe, Darcie Brown (CA), Eliza Doddridge, Josie Dooley, Ellie Falconer, Brooke Harris, Tahlia McGrath (CA), Tegan McPharlin, Annie O’Neil, Bridget Patterson, Kate Peterson, Alex Price, Megan Schutt (CA), Courtney Webb, Amanda-Jade Wellington

Tasmania

Men

TBC

Women

TBC

Victoria

Men

James Seymour, who made his Sheffield Shield debut at the end of last season, has earned his first contract in a squad of minimal changes. Victoria put significant faith in youth during the 2020-21 campaign and will hope that brings dividends next season.

Squad Scott Boland, Brody Couch (R), Xavier Crone, Travis Dean, Sam Elliott (R), Zak Evans, Aaron Finch (CA), Jake Fraser-McGurk, Seb Gotch, Peter Handscomb, Sam Harper, Marcus Harris, Mackenzie Harvey, Jon Holland, Tom Jackson (R), Nic Maddinson, Glenn Maxwell (CA), Cameron McClure (R), Jonathan Merlo, Todd Murphy (R), Tom O’Connell, Fergus O’Neill (R), Wil Parker, James Pattinson (CA), Mitchell Perry, Will Pucovski, James Seymour, Matt Short, Will Sutherland.

Women

Victoria have suffered two significant losses with batter Elyse Villani, who had a prolific 2020-21 season, and offspinner Molly Strano opting to move states – the pair are expected to join Tasmania. Sam Bates has moved the other way. Bhavi Devchand, Elly Donald, Zoe Griffiths, Courtney Neale dropped off the list

Squad Tiana Atkinson, Samantha Bates, Makinley Blows, Lucy Cripps, Sophie Day, Nicole Faltum, Tess Flintoff, Kim Garth, Ella Hayward, Anna Lanning, Meg Lanning (CA), Rhys McKenna, Sophie Molineux (CA), Rhiann O’Donnell, Ellyse Perry (CA), Lara Shannon, Annabel Sutherland (CA), Amy Vine, Tayla Vlaeminck (CA), Georgia Wareham (CA).

Western Australia

Men

Western Australia have retained a stable squad other than the departure of Carder to South Australia and the Bradley Hope who will look to play elsewhere. Corey Rocchiccioli has been upgraded to a full contract, effectively in place of legspinner Liam O’Connor.

Squad Ashton Agar (CA), Cameron Bancroft, Jason Behrendorff, Hilton Cartwright, Cooper Connolly (R), Sam Fanning (R), Cameron Gannon, Jayden Goodwin (R), Cameron Green (CA), Liam Guthrie, Aaron Hardie, Josh Inglis, Bryce Jackson, Matthew Kelly, Mitchell Marsh, Shaun Marsh, David Moody, Lance Morris, Joel Paris, Josh Philippe, Jhye Richardson (CA), Corey Rocchiccioli, D’Arcy Short, Marcus Stoinis, Ashton Turner, Sam Whiteman

Women

There are three new faces with Darke and Griffiths joining from New South Wales and Courtney Neale switching from Victoria. Offspinner Emma King announced her retirement at the end of last season while Piepa Clearly (now UK-based) and Megan Banting have dropped off the list.

Squad Nicole Bolton, Zoe Britcliffe, Mathilda Carmichael, Sheldyn Cooper, Maddy Darke, Ashley Day, Amy Edgar, Lisa Griffiths, Molly Healy, Alana King, Courtney Neale, Chloe Piparo, Georgia Wyllie



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County cricket 2021 – Kyle Jamieson signs for Surrey on short-term deal

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Fast bowler will head to Kia Oval at conclusion of the World Test Championship final

Kyle Jamieson, the New Zealand fast bowler, has signed a short-term deal for Surrey across formats, and will link up with the club at the conclusion of the World Test Championship final against India later this month.

Jamieson, who has been rested from the ongoing second Test against England after claiming three wickets in the opening match at Lord’s, will be available for the Vitality Blast London Derby against Middlesex at The Kia Oval on June 25, and will remain with the squad until their final group game in mid-July.

In that period, he will also be available for Surrey’s final two group games in the LV= Insurance County Championship, against Hampshire at The Ageas Bowl from July 4-7 and against Somerset at The Oval from July 11-14. This will be his first time playing in English domestic cricket.

“I’m really excited to get the chance to play some county cricket after the Black Caps tour,” Jamieson said. “Originally I didn’t think this opportunity would be possible with the schedule this year, but with how things have unfolded it’s great to be able to join Surrey and experience both T20 and first-class cricket.

“Playing county cricket is something I’ve always wanted to do in my career, so to have the chance to do so now is awesome. I’ve heard a lot of great things about county cricket, particularly T20 Blast nights at The Kia Oval, and can’t wait to take up the opportunity with Surrey to continue to learn and grow whilst trying my best to contribute to the teams’ success.”



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The Hundred 2021 – David Warner, Marcus Stoinis and Sophie Devine pull out of the Hundred

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ECB bracing for further withdrawals amid clashes with international tours and restrictions on overseas travel

David Warner, Marcus Stoinis and Sophie Devine have pulled out of the inaugural season of the Hundred, with the ECB bracing for further withdrawals amid clashes with international tours and restrictions on overseas travel.

Warner and Stoinis were both contracted by the Southern Brave on deals worth £100,000 and £80,000 respectively, but have opted to withdraw from the competition. Both players have been named in Australia’s preliminary squad for white-ball tours to the Caribbean and Bangladesh, which overlap with the Hundred’s window from July 21-August 21, but are expected to withdraw in order to spend time with their families.

Trevor Hohns, Australia’s national selector, added six players to the preliminary squad for those tours following discussions with those initially named. “During the course of those discussions, it has become clear that recent experiences abroad, including but not limited to extended periods in bio-secure hubs and hard quarantine, have had an impact on the health and wellbeing of some players and their families,” he said.

“CA has maintained that the wellbeing of players, staff and officials is a top priority, and never more so than during the Covid-19 pandemic given the extraordinary challenges it has placed upon international athletes and sporting teams.”

“It is obviously disappointing to lose players with the ability of David and Marcus, but the realities of Covid mean there are practicalities that are difficult for some overseas players to overcome,” the ECB said in a statement to ESPNcricinfo. “Replacement overseas players will be signed by Southern Brave, and we look forward to the Hundred showcasing world-class cricket this summer.”



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Recent Match Report – West Indies vs South Africa 1st Test 2021

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Teenager Jayden Seales, who has only one first-class match to his name, got his first Test cap for West Indies

West Indies chose to bat vs South Africa

South Africa’s four-pace-and-solo-spin attack will get first use of the St Lucia surface after Kraigg Brathwaite decided to bat first in the two teams’ first meeting in the Caribbean for 11 years. South Africa last toured West Indies in 2010 and none of the current squad were part of that group of players. That means all XI visitors will be making their first Test appearance on the islands.
It’s also a first for Dean Elgar, who takes charge of South Africa in whites, after being appointed captain in the winter break. Elgar has led South Africa once before, when Faf du Plessis was on paternity leave, at Lord’s in 2017. du Plessis is also no longer part of the team and retired earlier this year, making way for Keegan Petersen, a top-order batter from Durban via Bloemfontein and Paarl. Petersen’s first cap was planned ahead of the series but South Africa also had to make a last-minute adjustment to their XI after vice-captain Temba Bavuma was ruled out of the match with a hip injury. Kyle Verreynne was given an opportunity in his place.
West Indies also have a newcomer in their team. Teenager Jayden Seales, who has only one first-class match to his name, has been included in an attack that contains Kemar Roach and Jason Holder but not Alzarri Joseph. West Indies opted for two spinners in Roston Chase and Rakheem Cornwall. In the line-up, Shai Hope has been recalled after last playing in July last year against England and will open the batting with his captain Brathwaite. That left no space for Kieran Powell, who was also back in the squad after a period of time on the sidelines.

West Indies: 1 Kraigg Brathwaite (capt), 2 Shai Hope, 3 Nkrumah Bonner, 4 Kyle Mayers, 5 Jermanine Blackwood, 6 Joshua da Silva (wk), 7 Jason Holder, 8 Roston Chase, 9 Rakheem Cornwall, 10 Kemar Roach, 11 Jayden Seales

South Africa: 1 Dean Elgar (capt), 2 Aiden Markram, 3 Keegan Petersen, 4 Rassie van der Dussen, 5 Kyle Verreynne, 6 Quinton de Kock (wk), 7 Wiaan Mulder, 8 Keshav Maharaj 9 Kagiso Rabada, 10 Anrich Nortje, 11 Lungi Ngidi

Firdose Moonda is ESPNcricinfo’s South Africa correspondent



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