When a team has won six world cups, it does not really need an introduction now, does it? They are the obvious favourites. It does not matter what disputes are taking place at home. The team is on their own looks like and they are doing really well. Let the players be.
For the other teams, Australia will be the team to beat. There is a saying. If you want to get to the top fast, beat the one on top. Australia is that team. They are in a healthy place. They are the defending champions. They have all the confidence in the world.
Meg Lanning (capt), Sarah Aley, Kristen Beams, Alex Blackwell (VC), Nicole Bolton, Ashleigh Gardner, Rachael Haynes, Alyssa Healy (wk), Jess Jonassen, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Belinda Vakarewa, Elyse Villani, Amanda-Jade Wellington.
June 26 V West Indies
June 29 V Sri Lanka
July 2 V New Zealand
July 5 V Pakistan
July 9 V England
July 12 V India
July 15 V South Africa
Players to watch out for:
Meg Lanning. Captain. She is in peak form. She leads the team from the front by practicing what she preaches.
Ellyse Perry - She not only builds legacies but also guides the team to its victory. It is a win-win situation for all.
Belinda Vakarewa is a right-arm quick bowler with a mean hard pitch. She can turn the game around.
Alex Blackwell. Vice Captain. Specialist Batsmen. She has led the team before and shown tremendous success. She’s a good one.
Australia is top ranked. Yes. But they do have stiff competition in Traditional Rivals England along with New Zealand and a few others.