Chantelle Downey trains with English Women’s Cricket Test team

STAR: Chantelle Downey fires down a delivery against an English batter.
STAR: Chantelle Downey fires down a delivery against an English batter.

BOMADERRY’S Chantelle Downey has been rewarded for her strong start to the year with Penrith in Sydney’s first grade competition, being selected as a net bowler for the touring English Women’s Cricket Test team.

Downey, who has nine wickets this season – ranking her fifth in the competition, trained with England prior to their inaugural day/night Test at North Sydney Oval and will do so again ahead of the Governor’s XI match and T20 match against Australia.