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Lanning and Sutherland set for Commonwealth Games

20 May 2022

Melbourne Stars Meg Lanning and Annabel Sutherland have been named in the squad for the upcoming Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

It will be the first time a Women's cricket tournament will have been held at the Commonwealth Games. Australia will face Barbados, India and Pakistan in Group A. The semi-finals will be played at the conclusion of the pool rounds, with bronze and gold medal matches to follow.

The squad will also compete in a Tri-Series against Ireland and Pakistan in Northern Ireland on the eve of the Games. 

The 15 players to represent Australia are:
 
Meg Lanning (C) (VIC/Box Hill CC)
Rachael Haynes (VC) (NSW/Sydney CC)
Darcie Brown (SA/Northern Districts CC)
Nicola Carey (TAS/North Hobart CC)
Ashleigh Gardner (NSW/Bankstown CC)
Grace Harris (QLD/Western Suburbs CC)
Alyssa Healy (NSW/Sydney CC)
Jess Jonassen (QLD/Valleys District CC)
Alana King (WA/Midland Guildford CC)
Tahlia McGrath (SA/Glenelg CC)
Beth Mooney (QLD/Sandgate-Redcliffe CC)
Ellyse Perry (VIC/Dandenong CC)
Megan Schutt (SA/Sturt CC)
Annabel Sutherland (VIC/Prahan CC)
Amanda-Jade Wellington (SA, West Torrens CC)
  
T20I Tri-Series Fixture
16 July, 4pm, Australia v Pakistan, Bready Cricket Club, Derry
17 July, 4pm, Ireland v Australia, Bready Cricket Club, Derry
21 July, 4pm, Ireland v Australia, Bready Cricket Club, Derry
23 July, 4pm, Pakistan v Australia, Bready Cricket Club, Derry

Commonwealth Games Fixture
29 July, 11am, Australia v India, Edgbaston Cricket Ground
31 July, 6pm, Barbados v Australia, Edgbaston Cricket Ground
3 August, 11am, Australia v Pakistan, Edgbaston Cricket Ground
6 August, 11am/6pm, Semi-Final 1 / Semi-Final 2, Edgbaston Cricket Ground
7 August, 10am, Bronze Medal Match (SF1 runner-up v SF2 runner-up), Edgbaston Cricket Ground
7 August, 5pm, Gold Medal Match (SF1 winner v SF2 winner), Edgbaston Cricket Ground
 
*All times are local