Katherine Brunt and Nat Sciver be a part of Melbourne Stars for WBBL

England duo Katherine Brunt and Nat Sciver have joined the Melbourne Stars for the WBBL

Sciver beforehand performed for the Stars within the first two seasons of the WBBL earlier than switching to the Perth Scorchers whereas Brunt additionally has previous expertise with the Scorchers.

Sciver has scored 952 runs at 24.41 with a strike-rate of 112.52 throughout 52 WBBL matches alongside claiming 36 wickets. Brunt, who did not play in final yr’s match, has taken 49 wickets at 17.71 and an economic system price of simply 5.15 in 44 video games.

On the T20 World Cup earlier this yr Sciver was England’s main run-scorer with 202 in 4 innings together with three half-centuries.

“In Nat and Katherine we’ve got two of England’s most successful cricketers who have been part of the WBBL since the tournament began,” Stars head coach Trent Woodhill stated. “We’re pleased to have Nat coming back into green again after a couple of seasons in Perth and Katherine’s experience and bowling pedigree need no introduction. It really enhances what is already a good team coming together.”

The England pair shall be a part of a Stars line-up that features Australia captain Meg Lanning as she made the journey again from the Scorchers. There’s one spot left within the 15-player squad with the Stars because of announce a last signing subsequent week.

The WBBL, which can begin on October 25, shall be performed solely in Sydney this season because of Covid-19 journey restrictions.

Present squad Meg Lanning, Katherine Brunt, Nat Sciver, Elyse Villani, Mignon du Preez, Annabel Sutherland, Lucy Cripps, Alana King, Holly Ferling, Erin Osborne, Tess Flintoff, Georgia Gall, Sophie Day, Nicole Faltum.

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