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12 players from 11 countries including representation from 7 Associate member countries is what constitutes the Fairbreak International XI Women’s squad that will play against Sir Paul Getty XI at Wormsley Cricket Club ground in the UK on 30th May 2018.

The match will be played as part of the launch of Annual day for Gender Equality and will see Sir Paul Getty XI represented for the first time by a Women’s cricket team captains by former England captain, Charlotte Edwards.

A player each from Oman, Vanuatu, Hong Kong, Singapore, Rwanda, USA and Canada will join Suzie Bates from New Zealand, Alex Blackwell from Australia, Shamilia Connell from West Indies and three players from India in forming the Fairbreak International XI squad.

FairBreak and the Commonwealth Businesswomen’s Network in collaboration with Sir Paul Getty XI will bring about the crucial issues of gender equality, such as equal pay and governance on the global stage.

Wormsley’s cricket manager, Simon Tremlin said “Wormsley, often described as one of the most beautiful grounds in the world, is looking forward to welcoming FairBreak on May 30. The Sir Paul Getty Women’s XI will continue the tradition of top-level women’s cricket at Wormsley started by the England, Australia and India women’s sides.”

Fairbreak International XI squad:

Suzie Bates (New Zealand, Captain), Akanksha Kohli (India), Alex Blackwell (Australia), Diane Bimenyimana (Rwanda), Diviya G K (Singapore), Divya Saxena (Canada), Lakshmi Yadav (India), Mariko Hill (Hong Kong), Nadia Gruny (USA), Selina Solman (Vanuatu), Shamilia Connell (West Indies), Vaishali Jesrani (Oman), Saba Nasim (United Kingdom) & Khyati Gulani (India)

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