Western Fury

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Western Fury
Western Fury logo.png
Personnel
CaptainChloe Piparo
CoachEngland Rebecca Grundy[1]
Team information
Colours   Yellow & Black
Founded1996
Home groundWACA Ground, Perth
Murdoch University.
Capacity22,000 (WACA)
Official websiteOfficial Site

One-day

The Western Fury is the representative women's cricket team of Western Australia and is based in Perth, Western Australia. Their home ground is the WACA Ground, although from 2011/2012 they have also played games at Murdoch University.

The team represents the state of Western Australia in the Women's National Cricket League (WNCL).[2]

The current coach of the Western Fury is Lisa Keightley, replacing former Tasmanian wicketkeeper Mark Atkinson as coach in December 2015.[3] With Elyse Villani returning to Victoria, Chloe Piparo is the Fury's captain for 2018–19.[4] The side also features CA contracted batter (and Fury vice-captain) Nicole Bolton.

Honours[edit]

  • WNCL Titles: 1 (2019/20)
  • WNCL Runners-up: 2 (1999/00, 2017/18)
  • WT20 Runners-up: 1 (2012/13)

Current squad[edit]

No. Name Nat Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Batters
- Nicole Bolton Australia (1988-08-13) 13 August 1988 (age 32) Left-handed Right-arm off-spin
- Amy Edgar Australia (age 21) - -
- Heather Graham Australia (1996-10-05) 5 October 1996 (age 24) Left-handed Right-arm medium-fast
- Chloe Piparo Australia (1994-09-05) 5 September 1994 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm off-spin Captain
All-rounders
- Mathilda Carmichael Australia (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
- Bhavisha Devchand Australia (1992-12-24) 24 December 1992 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm medium
- Taneale Peschel Australia (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Wicket-keepers
- Megan Banting Australia (1996-02-11) 11 February 1996 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm medium
- Emily Smith Australia (1995-01-09) 9 January 1995 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Bowlers
- Melissa Cameron Australia (1997-09-13) 13 September 1997 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm medium
- Piepa Cleary Australia (1996-07-17) 17 July 1996 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
- Sheldyn Cooper Australia (age 18) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
- Kath Hempenstall Australia (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm medium
- Ashlee King Australia - - -
- Emma King Australia (1992-03-25) 25 March 1992 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm off-spin

Source(s): Western Fury

Coaching staff[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Becky Grundy: Ex-England spinner named head coach of Western Australia women's team". BBC Sport. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Elite Cricket | Overview". Western Australian Cricket Association. Retrieved 4 December 2014.
  3. ^ Townsend, John (3 December 2015). "Keightley takes over as women's mentor". The West Australian.
  4. ^ Jolly, Laura (29 August 2018). "WA name new skipper for 2018-19". cricket.com.au.