Jonas, Halliday Debut in first New Zealand Women ODI squad

Sudev Haldar
3 years ago

New Zealand Women squad announced for Three ODI series against England Women in New Zealand’s home ground

Auckland 16-year-old teenager Fran Jonas and Northern Districts’ Brooke Halliday are poised to make their international debuts after being named in a 13-strong Zealand Women ODI squad for the upcoming three-match ODI series against England women.

Brooke Halliday is the second-highest run-scorer in the one-day Hallyburton Johnstone Shield, She scored 264 runs. her highest score is 101 not out in the competition

Fran Jonas is the fourth-highest wicket-taker in the Hallyburton Johnstone Shield, she gets 9 wickets in the competition.

WHITE FERNS Head Coach Bob Carter said he’s looking forward to welcoming the newcomers into the environment.

Brooke and Fran both deserve their call-ups on the back of the strong domestic form,” said Carter.

“Brooke’s done a superb job at the top of the order for the Spirit and offers a point of difference as a left-hander.

“Fran’s an exceptional talent who’s proven she can foot it with our top players. It’s exciting to add a left-arm spinner to our squad and the balance that offers our bowling attack- he said

New Zealand Women vs England Women Three ODI series-

First ODI- 23 Feb – Hagley Oval

Second ODI- 26 Feb – University Oval

Third ODI- 28 Feb – University Oval

New Zealand Women ODI Squad

Sophie Devine (c), Natalie Dodd, Maddy Green, Brooke Halliday*, Hayley Jensen, Fran Jonas*, Amelia Kerr, Jess Kerr, Frankie Mackay, Katey Martin (wk), Hannah Rowe, Amy Satterthwaite (VC), Lea Tahuhu.

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