Women’s Big Bash League: WBBL announces ‘Team of the Tournament’ for its seventh season

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  • WBBL has announced its team for the seventh season.

  • Harmanpreet Kaur was the only Indian in the team.

Women’s Big Bash League: WBBL announces ‘Team of the Tournament’ for its seventh season
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The Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) has officially announced the ‘Team of the Tournament.’ The special team consists of some of the top performers who assisted their respective franchises to shine in the competition.

The four-person selection panel nailed down the best XI of WBBL|07 on Sunday. The players were selected on various factors- wickets in the powerplay, economy rates, strike rates and contribution towards victories. The panel also named the season’s leading coach in form of David Saker.

The final of WBBL|07 will take place at Optus Stadium in Burswood on November 27. Perth Scorchers have already confirmed their final seat after beating Sydney Sixers by eight wickets at Adelaide Oval Stadium. The second finalist will be decided via the playoff method.

Scorchers leader Sophie Devine has been named as captain of the team. The best XI features’ players from six of the eight clubs of WBBL. In the playing XI, only two overseas players have been picked, including India’s T20I captain Harmanpreet Kaur.

Georgia Redmayne has been given the wicketkeeping duties.

Here’s the team of the tournament for WBBL 2021:

  • Beth Mooney (Perth Scorchers)
    Matches: 13| Runs: 528 | Average: 52.80 | Strike-rate: 132 | Highest score: 101* | 100s: 1 | 50s-4
  • Sophie Devine (Perth Scorchers) (c)
    Matches: 13 | Runs: 407 | Average: 33.91 | Strike-rate: 130.86 |Highest score: 101 | 100s: 1 | 50s-2 | Wickets: 9
  • Georgia Redmayne (Brisbane Heat) (wk)
    Matches: 13 |Runs: 436 | Average: 36.33 | Strike-rate: 120.44 | Highest score: 71 | 100s: 0 | 50s: 5| Ct: 13 | St: 4
  • Harmanpreet Kaur (Melbourne Renegades) (overseas player)
    Matches: 12 |Runs: 399 | Average: 66.5 | Strike-rate: 135.25 | Highest score: 81* | 100s: 0 | 50s: 3 | Wickets: 15
  • Grace Harris (Brisbane Heat)
    Matches: 13 |Runs: 403 | Average: 33.58 | Strike-rate: 128.34 | Highest score: 75 | 100s: 0 | 50s: 4
  • Tahlia McGrath (Adelaide Strikers)
    Matches: 14 | Runs: 264 | Average: 37.71 | Strike-rate: 110 | Highest score: 50* | 100s: 0 | 50s: 1 |Wickets: 10
  • Jess Jonassen (Brisbane Heat)
    Matches: 13 | Wickets: 21 | Average: 14.04 | Economy: 6.53 |  Best Bowling in Innings: 3-10 | Strike-rate: 12.9
  • Amanda-Jade Wellington (Adelaide Strikers)
    Matches: 13 | Wickets: 16 | Average: 17.50 | Economy: 6.66 |Best Bowling in Innings: 2-12 | Strike-rate: 15.7
  • Hannah Darlington (Sydney Thunder)
    Matches: 13 | Wickets: 16 | Average: 20.75 | Economy: 6.38 | Best Bowling in Innings: 3-21 | Strike-rate: 19.5
  • Tayla Vlaeminck (Hobart Hurricanes)
    Matches: 14 | Wickets: 13 | Average: 22.38 | Economy: 6.06 | Best Bowling in Innings: 3-21 | Strike-rate: 22.1
  • Darcie Brown (Adelaide Strikers)
    Matches: 12 | Wickets: 12 | Average: 18.46 | Economy: 6.44 | Best Bowling in Innings: 3-19 | Strike-rate: 17.2

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