Harmanpreet Kaur Becomes First Indian Player To Be Named WBBL Player For Tournament
Melbourne Renegades’ Harmanpreet Kaur became the first Indian player to be named a female Big Bash League tournament player.
Melbourne Renegades star Harmanpreet Kaur became the first Indian woman to be nominated for the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) tournament and Phoebe Litchfield was named Young Gun for Weber WBBL | 07. Harmanpreet Kaur finished the regular season with 399 points, took the lead, and 15 in the middle with 15 wickets, had a very red season. Kaur was named player of the match by the chief judge in every game, finishing third among Perth Scorchers’ pairs Beth Mooney and Sophie Devine with 31 out of 28 votes each. .
Grace Harris (25 votes) and Georgia Redmayne (24 votes), Brisbane Heat and Hurricane forward Mignon du Freeze (24 votes) all sixth.
Kaur faced New Zealand partner Devine (2 times) and Amy Satterthwaite as an international athlete to win the highest individual event, with Mooney, Meg Lanning and Ellyse Perry also winning before.
“I am very happy. It is a great achievement that I have achieved. I am very grateful to my team and all the support staff. It was great at that time and they were very supportive of me.” It’s a whole team. I do what the team tells me to do. It’s just that, ”Harmanpreet Kaur said in a statement.
“We have a team that comes together, we support each other and that’s what we did. I don’t trust myself and it’s fun to be here and support my friends, ”he added.
Meanwhile, Sidney Thunders Phoebe Litchfield has been dubbed Weber WBBL | 07s Young Gun. The Young Gun Award is presented to the best athletes under the age of 21 selected by the Cricket Australias National Selection Jury.
The 18-year-old scored 263 points in the tournament, emerging third on the injured Thunder team while juggling his NSW high school graduation contract throughout the tournament.
Previous winners are Darcie Brown, Hannah Darlington, Georgia Wareham, Sophie Molineux, Ashleigh Gardner and Lauren Cheatle. Phoebe Litchfield said: “It means a lot to win this award. To be honest, it’s amazing. I can think of many other young people who deserve this award. It’s very exciting for the future, ”he said. .
“The third batter was both competitive and good. I’m very proud that Trevor Griffin believes in his job, and I hope I can do more,” he added.