New Delhi: All-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur has turn a initial Indian women cricketer to be recruited by a unfamiliar Twenty20 authorization as she sealed adult with Sydney Thunder, a reigning Women’s Big Bash League champions, for a second book of a Australian T20 league.
This is a initial central signing given a BCCI privileged a women cricketers to attend in abroad leagues progressing this month.
On a final day of a Indian board’s operative cabinet assembly in Dharamsala on Friday, a BCCI boss Anurag Thakur reliable that Harmanpreet has been sealed by a Thunder.
Harmanpreet, India’s vice-captain, had perceived offer from 3 teams, including a Sydney Sixers, a runners-up in a initial deteriorate though she zeroed in on a Thunder.
“I consider we saw in a Indian group some really energetic players, including Veda Krishnamurthy and Harmanpreet Kaur, we consider these dual stood out,” Alex Blackwell, a Thunder captain, had pronounced earlier.
“We have a flattering plain team… But we have an event to move another abroad players in and we’ll be looking to spend that mark wisely. Hopefully we’ll get one of a best players around a world.”
India women’s group had available their first-ever shared array win in Australia, winning a T20 array 2-1 forward of a World T20, and Harmanpreet contributed a 31-ball 46 in a ancestral follow in a array opener.
The 27-year-old was also a standout performer during India’s unsatisfactory World T20 campaign, where she scored 89 runs and took 7 wickets in 4 outings.