The talk of the town at the moment is the Men’s Ashes series which starts tonight (Australian time). However, did you know that the Women’s Ashes is also played this month? The series kicks off on July 21 in the UK. For the Southern Stars, ODI and T20 cricket is the most common form of the game; however, the Ashes works on a points system and includes one Test match. It could provide an opportunity for three in the squad– Kristen Beams, Nicole Bolton and Jess Jonassen – to make their Test debuts.
For Beams, inclusion in the squad follows a very successful period of her career. Continue reading