Overseas

 

Since 2013 Hursley Park Ladies have been involved in an overseas programme that has enabled our own players to experience cricket down under, and also welcomed players from around the globe to HP. To complement this we have also organised end of season tours to travel as a team and play opposition from other countries.

 

Overseas Players

Linsey Da Costa (Aus)

2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Off-spinning all-rounder Linz is a leading player at Sandy Bay Sharks Cricket Club in Hobart, and represented Tasmania in State cricket for many years. She skippered our 1st X1 in her season here, and led us to the runners up spot in the Premier League.

Hayley Aburn (NZ)

2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hayley plays her home cricket in Christchurch, New Zealand. A wicket-keeper and attacking batter, she played a leading role in our 1st X1’s 2015 Premier League campaign. 

Bhavi Devchand (Aus)

2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A state cricketer originally for Western Australia, Bhavi joined Victoria in 2020 and was contracted by Melbourne Stars in the WBBL.  A leg-spinning all-rounder, Bhavi made a big impression in her season with us, including scoring a Southern League century before an unfortunate injury cut her season short.

Sam Betts (Aus)

2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seam bowler Sam plays state cricket for South Australia, but has moved to the west coast to represent Perth Scorchers in the WBBL.  She came to us on a Gilchrist scholarship and had a successful season in 2016. Sam returned for a few weeks with us in 2019 when she came over to be Hampshire’s overseas professional. 

Eliza Bartlett (Aus)

2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wicket-keeper Eliza plays for Sturt CC in South Australia, and played for our 1st X1 in the second half of the 2016 season when she was touring Europe.

Shami Mosweu (Bot)

2016/17 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shami travelled from Botswana to study here in the UK and for the best part of 4 years was a very popular and successful member of the club.

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Rebecca Blake (Fra)

2016/17 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rebecca was already the captain of France when she joined us on arriving in the UK to study at Solent University. She become one of the most prominent and successful players at the club and luckily for us has remained over here to study for a Masters degree.

Anesu Mushangwe (Zim)

2019

Zimbabwean Anesu came over to England in 2019 and played a key role in our Southern Premier League title win. A leg-spinner, she has been ranked in the top 20 in the world in ODI cricket, and has spent the last two seasons playing grade cricket in South Australia

International Fixtures

2013

Denmark 

vs

Hursley Park

Played at Esbjerg in Denmark, HP won the match

2014

Hursley Park

vs

Nantes

Played at The Quarters,

HP won the match

2015

Merrion

vs

Hursley Park

Played in Dublin, HP lost the match

2016

La Manga 

6-a-side

Tournament

Played in Spain, HP won the competition

2016

 Hursley Park 

v

Australian Defence Force 

Played at Aldershot, HP won the match

2019

 European Indoor Tournament  

Played in Dresden, HP won the competition

HP Players Abroad

Harriet Batchelor 

2013/14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baz experienced a season in Victorian grade cricket in 2013/14 when she played for the historic Melbourne Cricket Club.

Rachel Carrick 

2013/14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rach joined Baz in travelling to Melbourne after our 2013 summer. Her performances earned her a place in first grade cricket, and she returned the following Southern summer for another season.

Charlotte Taylor

 2016/17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tayz was signed as player coach by Sandy Bay Cricket Club in Tasmanian grade cricket, but unfortunately her injury prevented her from playing, although she was a highly regarded coach of the junior section

Dani Ransley 

2017/18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dani spent a winter in Adelaide playing for Sturt CC alongside former HP player Eliza Bartlett. She made an immediate impact, scoring a century in her second game for the club and helped them have a successful season.

2019

Nantes 

vs

Hursley Park

Played in France, HP won both matches