Two new caps for women

TONY BIRD
Last updated 05:00 09/11/2012

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Two new caps have been named in the Taranaki women's cricket team to play Manawatu at Karo Park in Inglewood on Sunday.

New Plymouth Girls' High first XI all-rounder Bryda Chamberlain will debut for the representative side, while bowler and Highlands Intermediate year 7 pupil Monique Rees has been named at No 12. Rees is the only girl in her school's first XI cricket team.

White Fern Kate Broadmore, who turns 21 on Sunday, will captain the Taranaki side.

Broadmore heads to Australia with the national emerging players' side on Monday.

New Zealand Cricket is sending a squad of 14 to face the Australian Shooting Stars and the sides will play four 50-over matches over an eight-day period, with all games taking place at Blacktown Olympic Park Oval in Sydney.

Broadmore, Kate Baxter and Maree Heal are Taranaki players included in the Central Hinds training squad.

The match against Manawatu is the first of two Taranaki will play this month.

They will also face Hawke's Bay in Wanganui on November 18. Further matches are planned after the Christmas break but have still to be confirmed.

Sunday's one-day limited overs match is scheduled to start at 10.30am.

TARANAKI: Kate Broadmore (c), Kate Baxter (vc), Maree Heal, Huia Brady, Ashlee Murray (w/k), Eliss Davies, Bryda Chamberlain, Emily Cunningham, Leah Chilcott, McKenzie Kawana-Waugh, Kelsi Husband and Monique Rees.

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