Georgia Adams

Georgia Adams

Batter
Squad Number: 1
DOB: 04.10.93
Player Style: Right Hand Bat
Debut: July 2016 v Surrey Stars
Best Performance: 55 v Western Storm (September 2020)
Georgia Adams led from the front as the Vipers won the RHF Trophy in 2020, being the tournament leading run-scorer with 500 runs at 83.33 apiece as well as chipping in with seven wickets – enough to see her rewarded with an ECB full-time contract. A serial winner - KSL in 2016, three-time Finals Day participant, Division 2 Championship with Sussex in 2018 plus the RHF in 2020.
Lauren Bell

Lauren Bell

Bowler
Squad Number: 14
DOB: 02.01.01
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: August 2019 v Loughborough Lightning
Best Performance: 2-23 v Loughborough Lightning (September 2019)
Exciting right-arm seamer Lauren Bell has been earmarked for England honours for quite some time and is another of the Vipers squad named in the 2019/20 England Academy having played since 2018 in national colours. The Hungerford and Berkshire teenager will be hoping for better luck injury wise this year having played just four games in the RHF Trophy last year but still claimed seven wickets.
Maia Bouchier

Maia Bouchier

All-Rounder
Squad Number: 16
DOB: 05.12.98
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: August 2020 v Surrey Stars
Best Performance: 33 v Sunrisers (August 2020)
Talented batter Maia Bouchier joined the Vipers in 2018 and made an instant impact, scoring 183 run in the successful RHF season which saw her awarded one of the ECB full-time contracts. Swapping city life with Middlesex and joined Hampshire to play Division One cricket in 2019 and she rewarded her new county by being their leading run scorer in the Women’s T20 Cup with 196 at a strike-rate of 115.97.
Ella Chandler

Ella Chandler

All-Rounder
Squad Number: 19
DOB: 22.04.91
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: August 2020 v Western Storm
Best Performance: 19 v Western Storm (August 2020)
Hampshire all-rounder Ella Chandler will always be remembered for hitting a superb 56 at Andover which helped Charlotte Edwards’ side lift the Royal London Women’s One-Day Cup in 2018 as they defeated a strong Middlesex side on that day. As well as being a fine cricketer with nearly 50 appearance for Hampshire, she is also a part-time football referee and student paramedic.
Charlie Dean

Charlie Dean

All-Rounder
Squad Number: 22
DOB: 22.12.00
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: August 2017 v Lancashire Thunder
Best Performance: 60* v Western Storm (August 2020)
With 180 runs at 45.00 and nine wickets to her name in the title winning RHF season on 2020, all-rounder Charlie Dean is a serious threat to any side the Vipers play. A member of the England Academy set-up in 2019/20, she is firmly on the radar for future honours. The Havant and Hampshire player, who won the Championship with her county in 2018, will be targeting more stellar performances like the vital 60* against the Storm last season.
Ariana Dowse

Ariana Dowse

Wicket-Keeper
Squad Number: 83
DOB: 08.02.01
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Wicket-Keeper
Ariana Dowse is an exciting wicket-keeper who handiwork behind the stumps was crucial to Hampshire’s One-Day Cup success in 2018, the same year that she moved over from Sussex, where she developed her game playing in their Academy and youth teams, learning much from England superstar Sarah Taylor in her first year in 2017.
Georgia Elwiss

Georgia Elwiss

All-Rounder
Squad Number: 34
DOB: 31.05.91
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
An England player of 10 years standing and a member of the 2017 World Cup winning squad, Georgia finally joins the Vipers from Loughborough Lightning after missing the 2020 season due to injury. She arrives for the 2021 season with a huge wealth of experience. The Sussex all-rounder has 3 Tests, 36 ODIs and T20Ints to her name and over 3600 runs and 260 wickets across the formats, she will offer the Vipers plenty of options.
Cassidy McCarthy

Cassidy McCarthy

All-Rounder
Squad Number: 5
DOB: 23.07.02
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Promising young quick Cassidy McCarthy steps up to the Vipers ranks having impressed with Sussex Academy and in matches for Sussex U17s and senior sides over the last few seasons. She was an accomplished wicket-keeper until the age of 13 before taking off the gloves and becoming an opening bowler and fine middle-order batter.
Gemma Lane

Gemma Lane

Bowler
Squad Number: 13
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Exciting Alton seam bowler Gemma Lane has impressed hugely as part of the Vipers Academy and the senior and junior Hampshire sides to be named in the 18-player squad for the 2021 season. The 18-year-old helped Hampshire U17s to the semi-final of the Girls T20 in 2019 and has bowled with pace and accuracy in the warm-up outings for the Vipers in 2021. The Lord Wandsworth player is very highly thought of.
Ella McCaughan

Ella McCaughan

Batter
Squad Number: 8
DOB: 26.09.02
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: August 2020 v Sunrisers
Best Performance: 50 v South East Stars (September 2020)
Opening batter Ella McCaughan was outstanding during the RHF Trophy winning season of 2020 at the top of the order alongside her captain Georgia Adams. Two 50+ scores and five opening stands averaging 80.20 certainly marked the 18-year-old out as one to watch.
Alice Monaghan

Alice Monaghan

All-Rounder
Squad Number: 20
DOB: 23.03.00
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: August 2020 v Sunrisers
Best Performance: 2* v South East Stars (September 2020)
Alice Monaghan joined the Vipers after a season with Yorkshire Diamonds in 2018 although she is an integral part of Hampshire’s side for the last five years and progressed through the county youth ranks from Under 13s. She played in all seven of the RHF Trophy games and the Vipers will be hoping for much more from the talented all-rounder, who has played well in Hampshire colours.
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: 4-45 v Western Storm (August 2020)
Back for a second spell with the Vipers having played one game in 2017 before heading to Loughborough, Tara’s left arm seam was vital in the RHF Trophy winning campaign of 2020. Awarded an ECB contract, Tara has been the mainstay of the Sussex bowling line-up but showed her class with 12 wickets at just 17.91 each.
Carla Rudd

Carla Rudd

Wicket-Keeper
Squad Number: 59
DOB: 30.12.93
Player Style: Right Hand Bat
Debut: July 2016 v Surrey Stars
Best Performance: 21 vs South East Stars (September 2020)
An ever present for the Vipers, wicket-keeper Carla Rudd is one of just two players remaining in the squad who helped lift the inaugural KSL in 2016. A keeper of high quality, her glove work standing up to all of the bowlers has seen her glean 21 stumpings in addition to 10 catches in her Vipers career.
Paige Scholfield

Paige Scholfield

All-Rounder
Squad Number: 7
DOB: 19.12.95
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: July 2018 v Surrey Stars
Best Performance: 3-33 v Sunrisers (August 2020)
Another player to have secured an ECB full-time contract, Paige Scholfield has been a regular for the Vipers since switching from Loughborough in 2018. A solid performer, she is another to come out of the successful Sussex ranks, having played 53 List A and 69 T20 matches in her career to date having commenced her county journey at Under 13s.
Charlotte Taylor

Charlotte Taylor

Bowler
Squad Number: 26
DOB: 02.02.94
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: September 2020 v South East Stars
Best Performance: 6-34 v Northern Diamonds (September 2020)
The story of the RHF Trophy 2020, Charlotte Taylor appeared from nowhere to become the star. Drafted in to the squad to play in our third game at Hove, she ended the tournament as the leading wicket-taker with 15 at 10.13 each, a sensational six-wicket haul in the Final and her name on everyone’s lips.
Finty Trussler

Finty Trussler

Bowler
Squad Number: 18
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Finty Trussler claimed 16 wickets at just 6.50 each in the 2021 T20 Women’s Cup for Hampshire, breaking the record for most wickets in a season. The St Cross Symondians 18-year-old has impressed greatly in the warm-up games for the Vipers, taking 3-30 against Sunrisers at Arundel and with her Hampshire haul, commanded her selection in the 18-player Vipers squad.
Emily Windsor

Emily Windsor

Batter
Squad Number: 4
DOB: 14.06.97
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: August 2020 v Sunrisers
Best Performance: 14 v Western Storm (August 2020)
Emily Windsor is one of five players in the Vipers squad who was a part of the Hampshire side that won the Royal London One-Day Cup in 2018 under coach Charlotte Edwards and she helped lift the RHF Trophy in 2020 too with a crucial 37 in the Final at Edgbaston.
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: 110 v Surrey Stars (August 2019)
A World Cup winner in 2017 and two-time World T20 finalist, Danni is one of the most recognisable women in the game, a must watch with bat, ball or in the field where she excels on the boundary or close in. Nearly 11,000 runs in her career, over 260 wickets and 119 catches, and a two-time KSL runner-up with the Vipers, she will be wanting to be a part of the successful Vipers side, having missed the RHF Final on England duty.