Victorian Spirit

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Victorian Spirit
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Captain: Australia Meg Lanning
Coach: Barry Neivandt
Founded: 1996
Home ground: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Capacity: 100,000
Official website: Official Site

The Victorian Spirit are the women's representative cricket team for Victoria and compete in the Women's National Cricket League. They are one of only two sides to win a WNCL title - 02/3 & 04/5. They are one of only two sides to win the Women's Twenty20 League (09/10, 10/11 & 11/12), defeating New South Wales each time in the Grand Final.

Their official home ground is the Melbourne Cricket Ground. However, they also play home games at Casey Fields, Camberwell Sports Ground and Junction Oval.

Honours[edit]

  • WNCL Titles: 2 (2002/3 & 2004/5)
  • WNCL Runners-up: 9 (1996/7, 1998/9, 2001/2, 2003/4, 2006/7, 2008/9, 2009/10, 2010/11 & 2011/12)
  • WT20 Titles: 3 (2009/10, 2010/11 & 2011/12)

Current Squad[edit]

Name Age Batting Style Bowling Style Club Notes
Kelly Applebee 34 Right Hand Right Arm Medium Dandenong
Kristen Beams 31 Right Hand Right Arm Leg Break Essendon Maribyrnong Park
Briana Binch 29 Right Hand Right Arm Medium Essendon Maribyrnong Park
Cassie Brock 25 Right Hand Right Arm Leg Break Essendon Maribyrnong Park
Jess Cameron 27 Right Hand Right Arm Leg Break Prahran Australian Representative
Kathleen Hempenstall 28 Right Hand Right Arm Medium Prahran
Julie Hunter 32 Right Hand Right Arm Fast Medium Dandenong Australian Representative
Emma Inglis 28 Right Hand - Prahran
Emma Kearney 27 Right Hand Right Arm Medium Essendon Maribyrnong Park
Alana King 20 Right Hand Right Arm Leg Break Dandenong Rookie
Kirsty Lamb 22 Right Hand Left Arm Medium Plenty Valley Rookie
Anna Lanning 22 Right Hand Right Arm Medium Box Hill
Meg Lanning 24 Right Hand Right Arm Medium Box Hill Australian Representative, WNCL and WT20 captain
Emily McIntyre 32 Right Hand Right Arm Medium Essendon Maribyrnong Park
Molly Strano 23 Right Hand Right Arm Off break Essendon Maribyrnong Park
Elyse Villani 26 Right Hand Right Arm Medium Prahran Australian Representative

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