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New Players Added to Japan Women’s High Performance Squad

  • 2020-09-21
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  • National Team (Women)

The Japan Women’s High Performance Squad has had several new players added. This comes after the first training camps of the year held in August and September and we are delighted to welcome these new players.

We are particularly pleased to welcome Meg Ogawa to the group. Meg joins Koto Hiromori as the second player from Akishima to be selected in the Japan Squad having come through the Cricket Blast program started there in 2014.

Three girls from Uenomiya High School in Kansai have also been added, continuing the rich tradition of talented players from the school.

Additionally, Mai Yanagida has withdrawn from the squad for 2020.

The full list of players in the squad is below with new players marked with a *

Japan Women’s High Performance Players 2020

  • Ayumi Fujikawa (Uenomiya Cricket Club)*
  • Kiyo Fujikawa (Sano Braves)
  • Hirose Goto (Uenomiya Cricket Club)*
  • Koto Hiromori (Akishima Aviators Cricket Club)
  • Ayaka Kanada (Adore Cricket Club)
  • Ruan Kanai (Sano Braves)
  • Miho Kanno (Adore Cricket Club)
  • Akari Kano (Sendai University)
  • Yurika Kitamura (Adore Cricket Club)
  • Akari Kitayama (Wyverns Cricket Club)
  • Rika Kiyose (Uenomiya Cricket Club)
  • Shizuka Miyaji  (Fuji Far East Cricket Club)
  • Erika Oda (Adore Cricket Club)
  • Meg Ogawa (Akishima Aviators Cricket Club)*
  • Nao Tokizawa (Keio University Cricket Club)

Congratulations to all who have been selected.

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