Wednesday , February 21 2018

Women’s Big Bash League: Anya Shrubsole and Katherine Brunt join Perth Scorchers

Katherine Brunt

Katherine Brunt was named as Perth Scorchers’ player of the year last season

England seamers Anya Shrubsole and Katherine Brunt have joined Perth Scorchers for the Women’s Big Bash League, which starts in December.

Yorkshire’s Brunt, 31, took 16 wickets with an economy rate of 5.03 for Perth in last season’s competition.

Somerset’s Shrubsole, 24, is the second ranked bowler in T20 internationals but has not previously played in the WBBL.

England captain Heather Knight and former skipper Charlotte Edwards will also be featuring in the tournament.

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