Southern Vipers

Georgia Adams

Georgia Adams

Batsman
Squad Number: 55
DOB: 04.10.93
Player Style: Right Hand Bat
Debut: July 2016 v Surrey Stars
Best Performance: 41 v Surrey Stars (July, 2016)
England Women Senior Academy batsman Georgia Adams impressed in her first season with Southern Vipers in 2016, which solidified her spot as a key batsman at the top of the batting order.

Adams has been on the verges of the England squad in recent years, and has scored almost 1,000 runs and seven half-centuries in her T20 career, striking at almost a run a ball.
Suzie Bates

Suzie Bates

All-Rounder
Squad Number: 11
DOB: 16.09.87
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: July 2016 v Surrey Stars
Best Performance: 119* v Loughborough Lightning (August, 2017)
New Zealand International Suzie Bates offers expertise with both the bat and ball for the Southern Vipers. Her significant contributions to the Vipers recognised her as Southern Vipers Player of the Year for both the 2016 & 2017 seasons.

Scoring over 9,000 runs in her limited-overs career at an impressive average of 45.37, Suzie also captains New Zealand in the shorter formats and scored the first ever Kia Super League century.
Arran Brindle

Arran Brindle

All-Rounder
Squad Number: 77
DOB: 23.11.81
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: August 2016 v Lancashire Thunder
Best Performance: 45* v Yorkshire Diamonds (August, 2016)
Experienced all-rounder Arran Brindle will be playing in her second season with the Southern Vipers.

The former England international is an ideal addition with both bat and ball, scoring more than 5,000 limited overs runs at an average of 35 whilst hitting over 30 half-centuries. She has also taken almost 150 wickets, averaging just 17.14 with the ball.
Ellen Burt

Ellen Burt

Bowler
Squad Number: 45
DOB: 20.11.97
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: N/A
Best Performance: N/A
England Women Academy medium pacer Ellen Burt joined the Southern Vipers in 2017.

The teenager has taken 17 wickets in her T20 career for Sussex Women, recording her impressive career best figures of 3-3 against Yorkshire in June 2017. Overall she has taken 47 wickets in limited overs at an average of 22.19.
Izzy Collis

Izzy Collis

Batsman
Squad Number: 10
DOB: 22.09.96
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: August 2016 v Lancashire Thunder
Best Performance: 9 v Lancashire Thunder (August, 2016)
Izzy Collis has featured with the Southern Vipers since 2016. The youngster has hit two half-centuries in her short career to date with Sussex Women, which included her best score of 60* against Kent Women.

Collis is also an occasional leg break bowler, and featured twice for the Vipers in the 2016 Kia Super League.
Charlie Dean

Charlie Dean

All-Rounder
Squad Number: 3
DOB: 22.12.00
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: August 2017 v Lancashire Thunder
Best Performance: 1-20 v Lancashire Thunder (August, 2017)
All-rounder Charlie Dean became the first player born in the 21st century to play for the Southern Vipers in her first season with the team in 2017.

The teenager plays for Hampshire Women and currently trains with the England Women Academy. She has already scored 308 runs in ten matches, whilst taking 14 wickets for Hampshire in the Royal London Women's One-Day Cup throughout the past two seasons.
Mignon du Preez

Mignon du Preez

Batsman
Squad Number: 22
DOB: 13.06.89
Player Style: Right Hand Bat
Debut: August 2017 v Western Storm
Best Performance: 50* v Yorkshire Diamonds (August, 2017)
Former South Africa captain Mignon du Preez played her first season with the Southern Vipers in 2017. She is approaching 6,000 limited overs runs, including ten centuries whilst striking at an impressive average of 44.71.

Mignon's Vipers career best came in a match-winning performance against Yorkshire Diamonds in the 2017 KSL fixture, showcasing an unbeaten 50 with a destructive strike-rate of 142.86.
Charlotte Edwards

Charlotte Edwards

Batsman
Squad Number: 23
DOB: 17.12.79
Player Style: Right Hand Bat
Debut: July 2016 v Surrey Stars
Best Performance: 30 v Western Storm (August, 2016)
Former England captain Charlotte Edwards joined the Southern Vipers in 2016 after a successful 20-year career in the Women’s game. The top-order batsman led England to both the Women’s World Cup and the T20 World Cup in 2009. She has scored over 16,000 runs in her limited overs career at an impressive average of 52.94 hitting 42 centuries in the process.
Tash Farrant

Tash Farrant

Bowler
Squad Number: 53
DOB: 29.05.96
Player Style: Left Hand Bat; Left Arm Bowler
Debut: July 2016 v Surrey Stars
Best Performance: 2-10 v Western Storm (August, 2017)
Tash Farrant brings international experience to the Southern Vipers bowling attack after joining before the 2016 season. The left-arm seamer has taken over 50 wickets in the limited overs format at an average of just 17.92, which included impressive figures of 6-16 for Kent Women against Staffordshire Women in May 2016. Farrant is a key opening bowler that can swing the ball, which has seen her claim 11 wickets for the Vipers in her Kia Super League career.
Katie George

Katie George

All-Rounder
Squad Number: 99
DOB: 07.04.99
Player Style: Left Hand Bat; Left Arm Bowler
Debut: July 2016 v Surrey Stars
Best Performance: 1-15 v Loughborough Lightning (August, 2016)
Katie George has been with the Southern Vipers for two seasons, helping them to consecutive finals. The England Women Senior Academy bowler has experience with the Hampshire Women, and has taken 19 T20 career wickets at an average of 18.42. She is also handy with the bat too, leading Hampshire to the Division 2 Championship Title in 2017 with a top-score of 40 against Durham in July.
Hayley Matthews

Hayley Matthews

All-Rounder
Squad Number: 50
DOB: 19.03.98
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: August 2017 v Western Storm
Best Performance: 40 v Yorkshire Diamonds (August, 2017)
West Indian teenager Hayley Matthews enjoyed a strong first season with the Vipers, scoring over 100 runs and taking 6 wickets. The hard-hitting all-rounder has played more than 50 games for the West Indies and is a constant threat at the top of the order, crunching over 1,000 international runs. Matthews’ record is also impressive with the ball where she has taken 20 T20 wickets at an average of 16.05.
Tara Norris

Tara Norris

Bowler
Squad Number: 24
DOB: 04.06.98
Player Style: Left Hand Bat; Left Arm Bowler
Debut: August 2017 v Yorkshire Diamonds
Best Performance: 1-18 v Yorkshire Diamonds (August, 2017)
Left-armer Tara Norris made her debut in the recent 2017 season, when she recorded figures of 1-18 against Yorkshire Diamonds in August. Norris currently plays with the England Women Academy and has taken 11 wickets in her short career with Sussex, with her best performance coming when she took 2-12 against Berkshire, including the wicket of Vipers team-mate Carla Rudd.
Carla Rudd

Carla Rudd

Batsman
Squad Number: 59
DOB: 30.12.93
Player Style: Right Hand Bat
Debut: July 2016 v Surrey Stars
Best Performance: 0* vs Surrey Stars (July, 2016)
Carla Rudd joined the Vipers ahead of the inaugural Kia Super League in 2016. The wicket-keeper batsman but is useful in the middle-order, scoring more than 500 runs in her limited overs career, which included her highest score of 79 for Berkshire against Sussex. Rudd has superb glovework behind the stumps, standing up to all the Vipers' bowling attack without any trouble, and has claimed eight stumpings and three catches in her two seasons at the Ageas Bowl.
Linsey Smith

Linsey Smith

Bowler
Squad Number: 16
DOB: 10.03.95
Player Style: Left Hand Bat; Left Arm Bowler
Debut: August 2016 v Lancashire Thunder
Best Performance: 4-10 v Yorkshire Diamonds (August, 2016)
Left-arm spinner Linsey Smith has been a key member of the Vipers' squad. She has taken 48 T20 wickets in her career, and can be useful with the bat. She has been a key addition in her two seasons at the Ageas Bowl, taking 13 wickets at an impressive average of 15.53, which included a career-best 4-10 against Yorkshire Diamonds on the way to the title success in 2016.
Danni Wyatt

Danni Wyatt

All-Rounder
Squad Number: 28
DOB: 22.04.91
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: August 2017 v Western Storm
Best Performance: 46* v Lancashire Thunder (August, 2017)
England international Danni Wyatt joined the Vipers for the 2017 season and has played over 120 games for England, scoring over 1,000 runs, helping her country win the Women’s World Cup in 2017. The occasional off-break bowler is effective with the ball too, taking 46 T20I wickets at an average of just 14.58 and was called up to England's Ashes squad this winter.