Laura Smitten Jo Gardner

Ria Fackrell

Role:
Batter
DOB:
16 September 1999 (Age 22)
Place of birth:
Coventry

Ria is a really exciting cricketer and a talented bowling all-rounder, who has been part of the Warwickshire set-up since she was 10 years old. Making her debut at 17, it was clear then she had excellent potential.

Impressing for Central Sparks as part of the women’s regional set up, and earning herself selection for the Birmingham Phoenix squad as well as being retained for the 2022 season.

After appearing at the School Games in 2018, she earned herself a call up to the England training squad to learn with the top 15 girls from the games and has impressed ever since. Dom Ostler describes her as “an excellent cricketer both on and off the field and a proven match winner who can take the game away from the opponent very easily”.