Alice Capsey, Lauren Bell, Issy Wong, Emma Lamb, Freya Kemp and Charlie Dean have been handed their first England Ladies central contracts with 18 gamers in complete awarded offers for 2022-23.
All-rounders Capsey and Kemp and seamers Bell and Wong made their worldwide debuts this summer season, whereas batter Lamb and off-spinning all-rounder Dean have change into main components of the set-up since making their England bows in September 2021.
Opening batter Lauren Winfield-Hill, off-spinner Mady Villiers and all-rounders Katie George and Georgia Elwiss have missed out on offers after being on the earlier listing for 2021-22, whereas Anya Shrubsole and Fran Wilson have now retired from worldwide cricket so additionally lose their contracts.
England Ladies centrally contracted gamers for 2022-2023:
Tammy Beaumont, Lauren Bell, Katherine Brunt, Alice Capsey, Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Charlie Dean, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Tash Farrant, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones, Freya Kemp, Heather Knight, Emma Lamb, Nat Sciver, Issy Wong, Danni Wyatt
That is the primary cycle wherein the England Ladies central contracts have run from November 1, with the change made with a view to align with the skilled contracts within the ladies’s regional sport.
Last week, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced that it would be funding 80 professional domestic women’s cricketers from February next year, with the awarding of the 18 central contracts bringing the overall variety of skilled feminine cricketers in England and Wales as much as 98.
Jonathan Finch, the director of England Ladies’s cricket, mentioned: “It is nice to have the ability to share the listing of centrally contracted England Ladies’s cricketers for the subsequent 12 months.
“Big congratulations to all those that have earned their contract. Introducing six new names on to the listing of contracted gamers is thrilling and supplies a brand new appear and feel to the group.
“Now we have a extremely thrilling 12 months of cricket forward and we really feel this group of gamers will type the foundations of our facet that may take us by way of numerous bilateral sequence, the Ladies’s Ashes and the ICC Ladies’s T20 World Cup.
“Our thanks as ever go to the England Ladies’s Participant Partnership and the PCA who proceed to play an vital function in representing the worldwide gamers throughout our ongoing discussions.”
England Ladies centrally contracted gamers for 2022-2023: Tammy Beaumont, Lauren Bell, Katherine Brunt, Alice Capsey, Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Charlie Dean, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Tash Farrant, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones, Freya Kemp, Heather Knight, Emma Lamb, Nat Sciver, Issy Wong, Danni Wyatt