Here are some key changes and current squad information:
Following an injury, Australia’s young talent Sophie Molineux has withdrawn out form the tournament. Southern Vipers have announced, leg-spinner Amanda Wellington as her replacement.
Mark McInnes takes over as Head Coach of Lancashire Thunder after former Australian captain, Alex Blackwell has pulled out of the tournament. McInnes was assisting Blackwell as per the original contract and is set to succeed her with immediate effect.
Putting players’ wellness at utmost priority, Western Storm have appointed Victoria Self as their official nutritionist.
Southern Vipers Squad: Tammy Beaumont (Captain), Dani Wyatt, Tash Farrant, Suzie Bates, Stafanie Taylor, Amanda Wellington, Charlie Dean, Maia Bouchier, Lauren Bell, Carla Rudd, Paige Scholfield, Thea Brookes, Marie Kelly, Issy Wong, Fi Morris.
Lancashire Thunder Squad: Kate Cross (Captain), Georgie Boyce, Natalie Brown, Danielle Collins, Sophia Dunkley, Sune Luus, Tahlia McGrath, Alice Dyson, Sophie Eccelstone, Ria Fackrell, Alex Hartley, Eve Jones, Harmanpreet Kaur, Emma Lamb, Ellie Threlkeld.
Western Storm Squad: Heather Knight (Captain), Fran Wilson, Smriti Mandhana, Alex Griffiths, Deepti Sharma, Rachael Priest, Ellie Mitchell, Amara Carr, Anya Shrubsole, Sonia Odedra, Freya Davies, Danielle Gibson, Claire Nicholos, Sophie Luff, Naomi Dattani.
Surrey Stars Squad: Natalie Sciver (captain), Laura Marsh, Dane van Niekerk, Amy Gordon, Marizanne Kapp, Bryony Smith, Mady Villiers, Lizelle Lee, Sarah Taylor, Aylish Cranstone, Gwenan Davies, Grace Gibbs, Eva Gray, Hannah Jones, Rhianna Southby.
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