The league, which begins on August 6, sees many of the world’s top women players competing. Among them this year will be nine Bears from the squad which recently lifted the Vitality Women’s County T20 Cup and paraded last night at Edgbaston.
It’s a great opportunity for these players to gain experience of being an elite and temporary full-time cricketer.Laura MacLeod
include England star Amy Jones, already well-established
the international stage, while other younger players will gain massively from
mixing with the best.
Jo Gardner and Kathryn Bryce will play for Loughborough Lightning, Georgia Davies has signed for Yorkshire Diamonds and
Brookes, Marie Kelly and Issy Wong will represent Southern Vipers while Ria
Fackrell and Gwenan Davis play for Lancashire Thunder and Surrey Stars
big Bears involvement in the prestige competition is not just a great learning
opportunity for them, but also testament to the talent coming through the
women’s set-up at Portland Road, believes Laura MacLeod,
Warwickshire Women’s & Girls’ Performance Manager.
a great opportunity for these players to gain experience of being an elite and
temporary full-time cricketer ahead of the domestic changes planned for next
year,” Laura said.
team ended the season superbly by winning the Vitality County T20 Cup. That
showed the ability they have and how much they have developed under the
coaching of Dominic Ostler and Tom Brown. Playing in the Kia Super League will
only further enhance that development.”