• USA Cricket notes increased number of players registering for 2024 Women’s Domestic Pathway.
  • Missouri based team, St. Louis Shooting Stars, newly formed to participate in 2024 Intraregional Competition.
  • 14 Volunteer Team Coordinators (VTCs) appointed to oversee the teams competing in the domestic pathway intraregional competition.
  • Local community support and sponsors to be further recognized, as VTCs plan to expand awareness of the competition and team visibility.

USA Cricket is pleased to announce that the registration numbers for the women’s domestic pathway, 2024 season, increased over prior year with 230 new registrants. Seattle, Atlanta, LA/San Diego, Bay Area, and St. Louis all reported the strongest growth in numbers.

Local efforts to grow women’s cricket in the St. Louis, MO area resulted in having a strong enough pool of players to add a team to the 2024 Intraregional Competition and USA Cricket is happy to announce St. Louis Shooting Stars will be the newest team to participate in the official pathway competition.

Volunteer Team Coordinators (VTCs) have been appointed to oversee the successful organization and promotion of the teams participating, and with backing from USA Cricket, the VTCs will be looking to engage members of their local communities to support the advancement of women and girls’ cricket throughout the USA. The Volunteer Team Coordinator appointments are as follows:

Boston Lobsters

Kiruthika Subramanian

NY Rockettes

Delkash Shahrarian

NJ Lady Eagles

Jene Le Grange

DC Tigers

Roy Fernando

Chapel Hill Bears

Rupali Ullal

Raleigh Racers

Rupali Ullal

Atlanta Heat

Malathi Venkat

Minnesota Monarchs

Kalaivani Gunasekaran

St. Louis Shooting Stars

Ranjeet Singh

Houston Magnolias

Mithali Das

Dallas Spurs

Bharath Sampath

Seattle Amazonians

Jivana Aras

Bay Area Blues

Dharmendra Jambula

San Jose Spirit

Sameer Marella

LA Stars

Sonal Modak

USA Women’s Coordinator, Julie Abbott, stated “It is exciting to move into the next phase of growth with our domestic pathway and the intraregional competition. Our Volunteer Team Coordinators will be instrumental in helping us get to the next level by helping to obtain local support and sponsors for their team, and at the same time ensuring players have the resources they need to have a more professional experience. Our women and girls deserve to have quality, certified coaches to help advance their game, and they need to be playing on the best available grounds, where conditions are suited for their improved performance.”

Board Member and Women and Girls Cricket Committee Chair, Nadia Gruny, added, “With so many opportunities ahead for our women and girls to participate on the world stage, it is paramount that we continue to raise expectations and provide a high-performance pathway that sets our players up for success and advancement. Having a strong domestic program with continued support from our volunteers, parents and families will ensure we continue to move in the right direction. Our thanks for the endless support we receive from our cricket community.”


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