The world’s best Australian women’s cricket team prepares for its first overseas tour for most of 18 months while they travel to New Zealand for an ODI and T20 series of three games

This gives players the opportunity to continue their incredible world record of consecutive ODI victories as they prepare for the rescheduled 2022 World Cup in New Zealand

While they can build on their momentum from their successful T20 World Cup campaign 2020 with the Commonwealth Games and another world championship in the next two years

There wasn’t a lot of international cricket for the players but they have worked hard in domestic cricket after a successful WBBL and the current WNCL season

While established stars like Captain Meg Lanning and Ellyse Perry will all be on the plane to New Zealand, selectors have taken the opportunity to bring new talent to the roster

It’s an exciting and youthful looking squad against a New Zealand team that they dominated Brisbane towards the end of 2020

Everything you need to know about Australia’s New Zealand Tour in March and April is here

Australia will start on Sunday 28 March 2021, play against New Zealand in a total of six games (3 x T20Is and 3 x ODIs)

1 T20 – New Zealand v Australia – 7:10 p.m. local time Sunday, May 28 March – Seddon Park, Hamilton

2 T20 – New Zealand v Australia – 3 p.m. local time Tuesday, May 30 March – McLean Park, Napier

3 T20 – New Zealand v Australia – 3:00 p.m. local time Thursday, Jan. April – Eden Park, Auckland

1 ODI – New Zealand v Australia – 11 a.m. (local time) Sunday 4 April – Bay Oval Mount Maunganui

2 ODI – New Zealand v Australia – 2 p.m. (local time) Wednesday, Jan. April – Bay Oval Mount Maunganui

3 ODI – New Zealand v Australia – 2 p.m. (local time) Saturday, Nov. April – Bay Oval Mount Maunganui

Lots of familiar faces are in the roster, with the highlights being two young Quicks being given the opportunity to potentially debut

Teenagers Hannah Darlington and Darcie Brown were both impressed during WBBL06 and were named to the Australian roster for the first time

National selector Shawn Flegler believes their inclusion is just a reward for their form, and signals the team’s intention to prepare for the two-year tournaments they have ahead of them

“Darcie had an excellent WBBL campaign for rebels with the Adelaide Strikers and made a great start to the WNCL with the SA Scorpions,” said Flegler

“Her ability to swing quickly makes her an exciting prospect at just 17
“We also welcome Hannah Darlington to the roster, having played a key role in the rebel WBBL | 06 Championship of Sydney Thunder has played

“She was added to the roster primarily with a T20 focus as we are looking at both the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham and the 2023 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in South Africa” ​​

Quick Tayla Vlaeminck also returns to the squad after missing the T20 World Cup due to an injury

Meg Lanning (Victoria, captain)
Rachael Haynes (New South Wales, Vice Captain)
Darcie Brown (South Australia)
Nicola Carey (Tasmania)
Hannah Darlington (New South Wales)
Ashleigh Gardner (New South Wales)
Alyssa Healy (New South Wales)
Jess Jonassen (Queensland)
Tahlia McGrath (South Australia)
Sophie Molineux (Victoria)
Beth Mooney (Queensland)
Ellyse Perry (Victoria)
Megan Schutt (South Australia)
Annabel Sutherland (Victoria)
Belinda Vakarewa (Tasmania)
Tayla Vlaeminck (Victoria)
Georgia Wareham (Victoria)

All six games of the Australia Tour of New Zealand can be viewed on Fox Cricket or Kayo Sports

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