Northern Superchargers in Women’s Hundred 2023 | Complete Squad, Schedule, Players to Watch Out

As the anticipation builds, cricket enthusiasts around the world eagerly await the commencement of the third season of The Women’s Hundred. Set to kick off on 1st August, this prestigious tournament promises to deliver yet another thrilling display of women’s cricket prowess. Among the eight teams competing, the Northern Superchargers gear up to unleash their power-packed performances and make a resounding mark.

Northern Superchargers in Women’s Hundred 2023 | Complete Squad, Schedule, Players to Watch Out
Northern Superchargers in Women’s Hundred 2023 | Complete Squad, Schedule, Players to Watch Out

The Northern Superchargers have had an intriguing journey in the previous editions of The Women’s Hundred. The team showcased immense potential in their debut season. However, the subsequent year presented some challenges, leading to a bottom-half finish in 2022. The Superchargers managed to secure their highest finish, claiming the 5th spot in the table.

The Northern Superchargers enter the 2023 edition with a well-balanced squad, boasting a combination of experienced international stars and talented domestic players. Under the guidance of their coaching staff and skipper, they have prepared meticulously to conquer the competition.

Alyssa Healy, the dynamic Australian wicketkeeper-batter, was set to play a pivotal role for the Superchargers. However, an injury during the side’s recently concluded tour of Ireland resulted in her unfortunate withdrawal from The Women’s Hundred. Despite this setback, the team management swiftly secured a worthy replacement in the form of left-hander Phoebe Litchfield.

The team’s overseas roster also includes the Australian duo of Georgia Wareham and Jemimah Rodrigues. Wareham, an accomplished leg-spinner, brings her expertise to add potency to the bowling attack. Amidst an injury setback, the Northern Superchargers received a significant boost with the return of Jemimah Rodrigues. The talented Indian batter, who excelled in the inaugural edition of The Hundred, missed the majority of the previous season due to a wrist injury. While she was not retained in the initial draft, Rodrigues has now made a comeback as a replacement player.

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Squad:

Phoebe Litchfield, Hollie Armitage (C), Linsey Smith, Bess Heath, Kate Cross, Georgia Wareham, Jemimah Rodrigues, Alice Davidson-Richards, Marie Kelly, Aylish Cranstone, Leah Dobson, Georgie Boyce, Lucy Higham, Grace Ballinger, Grace Hall

Northern Superchargers Schedule for Women’s Hundred 2023:

DATE OPPOSITION VENUE TIME (BST)
03-Aug-2023 Birmingham Phoenix Clean State Headingley 15:00
06-Aug-2023 Southern Brave Ageas Bowl 11:00
09-Aug-2023 Trent Rockets Trent Bridge 11:30
11-Aug-2023 Oval Invincibles Clean State Headingley 15:00
13-Aug-2023 Manchester Originals Clean State Headingley 11:00
18-Aug-2023 London Spirit Lords 15:00
20-Aug-2023 Manchester Originals Old Trafford 11:00
22-Aug-2023 Welsh Fire Clean State Headingley 15:00

Players to Watch Out:

Northern Superchargers spinner Linsey Smith, said, “Bess Heath will definitely bring some explosive batting and she will try and put the ball into the stands, which should be good to watch. Georgia Wareham is obviously a great signing for us, a really good leg-spinner, so she will be really exciting as well and will hopefully pick up some big wickets.”

Bess Heath

Keep an eye on Bess Heath, as she has been in good form recently. With her hard-hitting abilities, she scored around 150 runs for Melbourne Stars in the WBBL and is known for her prowess as a finisher in pressure situations.

Georgia Wareham

The Australian leg-spinner has been in decent form, having recently taken three wickets against Ireland in international matches. Moreover, her ability to contribute with the bat adds further value to her presence in the team.

Sports have always been a huge part of my life, and having played cricket professionally for my state team, I gained a deeper understanding of what it takes to succeed in the world of sports. With an eye for detail and passion for sports, I’m hoping to make a lasting impact in the sports industry.

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