Women’s Big Bash League: Harmanpreet Kaur returns to Melbourne Renegades
India captain Harampreet Kaur will return to the colors of Melbourne Renegades for the second season of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) during the eighth edition of the T20 tournament later this year. Harmanpreet, who has represented India in around 250 matches across all formats, is an all-rounder who is renowned for his destructive batting and easy off-spin.
The 33-year-old Renegades was the highest run-scorer and wicket-taker in the WBBL last year.
He scored 406 runs at an average of 58 – including 18 sixes, the most in the competition – and also took 15 wickets.
“I am excited to be back at Renegades,” the Renegades website quoted Harmanpreet as saying.
“I enjoyed being a part of the team environment last season and I feel like it helped me make the best of my cricket. Personally, I just wanted to play my part for the team and be able to do that.” was pleasant.
“We supported each other as a team last year and were able to get some good results, but we still have a lot of room to improve. Hopefully we can do that, again in the finals. place and put himself in a position to compete for the title,” he added.
Batting primarily at number four, Harmanpreet was a match-winner for the Renegades on several occasions in the last season.
“We couldn’t be more excited for Harmanpreet to return to our club this summer,” said Melbourne Renegades general manager James Rosengarten.
“Harmanpreet is one of the best players in the world, her record speaks for itself. She was outstanding for us last season and was a match-winner on several occasions, making an impressive impact throughout the tournament with both bat and ball.
“As an experienced player, Harmanpreet’s leadership and calm approach under pressure was a huge asset to our team. She was fit both on and off the field and really bought into our team environment.”
“Having not played a game in Melbourne last season, we know our fans will be thrilled at the prospect of seeing Harmanpreet in action at the WBBL.”
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