Maia Bouchier, Danielle Gibson earn maiden central contracts

England have confirmed 18 players in the latest Women’s central contract list for 2023-24, with Maia Bouchier and Danielle Gibson earning their first England Women Central Contract that runs till 31 October 2024.

With an eye on the future, the England and Wales Cricket Baord (ECB) have also handed development contracts to bowlers Mahika Gaur and Lauren Filer and keeper-bat Bess Heath who have shown potential by making their way into the senior set-up. As compared to last year’s list, only Freya Davies missed out on a contract after a lukewarm international year while Katherine Sciver-Brunt has announced her retirement.

England Women centrally contracted list: Tammy Beaumont, Lauren Bell, Maia Bouchier, Alice Capsey, Kate Cross, Charlie Dean, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Tash Farrant, Danielle Gibson, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones, Freya Kemp, Heather Knight, Emma Lamb, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Issy Wong, and Danni Wyatt.

England Women development contract list: Bess Heath, Lauren Filer, and Mahika Gaur.