New Zealand women in Australia 2007 June 11, 2007

New Zealand call up Satterthwaite and Priest

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Suzie Bates has pulled out of the the tour to Australia for five ODIs and a Twenty20 match. But she will join the side for their tour to England © GNNphoto

Amy Satterthwaite and Rachel Priest are the new faces in the 13-member New Zealand squad for the Rose Bowl Series in Australia in July. Allrounder Suzie Bates is not available for the series, but she will join the side in England.

Satterthwaite, the Canterbury allrounder, and Priest, the wicketkeeper-batsman from Central Districts, were both in the New Zealand A team last summer. Canterbury's Beth McNeil has also been named for the Australian leg of the tour, which will include five ODIs and a Twenty20 match.

Steve Jenkin, the New Zealand coach, said that the squad to England will contain several changes from the one which travels to Australia. "As well as Suzie's return, Rachel Candy will join the squad [in England] for the first time, while Selena Charteris and Sarah Burke of Canterbury will replace Maria Fahey and Sophie Devine, who have told us they are unable to make the tour." New Zealand will play six ODIs and three Twenty20 games against England

Squad
Haidee Tiffen (capt), Nicola Browne, Sophie Devine, Maria Fahey, Sara McGlashan, Beth McNeill, Aimee Mason, Rowan Milburn (wk), Louise Milliken, Rachel Priest (wk), Amy Satterthwaite, Sarah Tsukigawa, Helen Watson.