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Three Selected For Australia A

10 October 2018

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Vakarewa, Bates and Stalenberg head to India

Three Sydney Thunder players have been selected for Australia A's tour of India. 


Off-spinning sensation Sam Bates has been named in the squad alongside Belinda Vakarewa and Noami Stalenberg. 

Stalenberg and Vakerwa have both repreesnted Australia while Bates, who took 16-wickets for Thunder last season recently became the leading wicket-taker for ACT in the Women's National League 50-over competition. 


The Australia A squad will play three 50-over matches and three Twenty20s against India A in Mumbai with the first match on 15 October. The team is currently in Brisbane for a pre-tour camp and will depart for Mumbai on Friday.

Former Sydney Thunder Assistant Coach Leah Poulton will be the Head Coach for the tour.

“We’ve assembled a really exciting and talented group of players who have been presented with a wonderful opportunity to continue to develop their skills against a quality opposition in what will be challenging sub-continent conditions,” Poulton said.

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