The tournament will bring together the best cricketers with an intellectual disability from Australia, England and South Africa, with separate 40 over and T20 tournaments to be contested between the three nations.
Duffield and Kalimeris had standout campaigns competing for WA at the National Cricket Inclusion Championships held in Geelong earlier this year, and were both part of a group four WA players selected in the initial training squad that attended the BUPA National Cricket Centre in Brisbane in April.
The historic tour to England marks the first time an Australian Cricket team for players with any type of disability has travelled abroad since Commonwealth Bank and Cricket Australia announced the country’s single largest investment in women’s sport and diversity sports programs.
Alcohol.Think Again Western Warriors Head Coach Justin Langer was on hand to present the WA representatives with their national caps ahead of the tournament.
Australia will open their campaign on Tuesday 11 July against England in a 40 over match.
Watch the amazing moment Duffield and Kalimeris received their international caps and a few training tips from Langer here.