Here are the 8 Indian cricketers who will play in the Women’s Big Bash League 2021

A plenty of Indian cricketers were also seen in the inaugural edition of The Hundred women's competition earlier this year.

(L-R) Harmanpreet Kaur, Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana
(L-R) Harmanpreet Kaur, Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana

As many as eight Indian cricketers will be seen in action in the upcoming edition of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL). The seventh season of WBBL will take place between October 14 and November 27, 2021, at various venues like Tasmania, Adelaide and Queensland.

Opening batter Smriti Mandhana and all-rounder Deepti Sharma will represent Sydney Thunder Women. Notably, Mandhana previously played for Hobart Hurricanes (in WBBL 4) and Brisbane Heat (in WBBL 2). Some of the other players would also be seen with different franchises while a few of them are making their debut in the Australian T20 tournament.

Here is the complete list of Indian players in WBBL 7:

  • Brisbane Heat: Poonam Yadav
  • Hobart Hurricanes: Richa Ghosh
  • Melbourne Renegades: Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur 
  • Sydney Sixers: Shafali Verma, Radha Yadav
  • Sydney Thunder: Smriti Mandhana, Deepti Sharma

Full Squads of Women’s Big Bash League 2021

Adelaide Strikers

Darcie Brown, Katie Mack, Madeline Penna, Bridget Patterson, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Laura Wolvaardt, Tegan McPharlin, Sarah Coyte, Tahlia McGrath, Jemma Barsby, Dane van Niekerk, Nell Bryson-Smith, Annie O’Neil, Megan Schutt, Meagan Dixon

Brisbane Heat

Jess Jonassen, Grace Harris, Laura Kimmince, Mikayla Hinkley, Charli Knott, Georgia Prestwidge, Georgia Redmayne, Georgia Voll, Anneke Bosch, Nadine de Klerk, Courtney Sipple, Ellie Johnston, Nicola Hancock, Zoe Cooke, Poonam Yadav

Hobart Hurricanes

Nicola Carey, Maisy Gibson, Rachel Priest, Chloe Rafferty, Naomi Stalenberg, Amy Smith, Molly Strano, Belinda Vakarewa, Tayla Vlaeminck, Mignon du Preez, Rachel Trenaman, Sasha Moloney, Ruth Johnston, Angelina Genford, Richa Ghosh

Melbourne Renegades

Makinley Blows, Josie Dooley, Jess Duffin, Ellen Falconer, Holly Ferling, Ella Hayward, Sophie Molineux, Georgia Wareham, Courtney Webb, Rhiann O’Donnell, Poppy Gardner, Carly Leeson, Eve Jones, Harmanpreet Kaur, Jemimah Rodrigues

Melbourne Stars

Meg Lanning, Annabel Sutherland, Kim Garth, Elyse Villani, Nic Faltum, Erin Osborne, Tess Flintoff, Anna Lanning, Georgia Gall, Rhys McKenna, Maia Bouchier, Linsey Smith, Maddy Darke, Lucy Cripps

Perth Scorchers

Chamari Athapaththu, Samantha Betts, Mathilda Carmichael, Piepa Cleary, Sophie Devine, Heather Graham, Marizanne Kapp, Alana King, Beth Mooney, Chloe Piparo, Taneale Peschel, Ash Day, Amy Edgar, Lisa Griffith, Lilly Mills

Sydney Sixers

Ellyse Perry, Jade Allen, Nicole Bolton, Maitlan Brown, Erin Burns, Stella Campbell, Lauren Cheatle, Ashleigh Gardner, Alyssa Healy, Emma Hughes, Angela Reakes, Hayler Silver-Holmes, Matilda Lugg, Radha Yadav, Shafali Verma

Sydney Thunder 

Rachael Haynes, Samantha Bates, Hannah Darlington, Corinne Hall, Sammy-Jo Johnson, Anika Learoyd, Phoebe Litchfield, Kate Peterson, Olivia Porter, Lauren Smith, Tahlia Wilson, Smriti Mandhana, Deepti Sharma, Issy Wong, Jessica Davidson

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