Teen sensation Shafali Verma who is set to make her debut in the inaugural edition of The Hundred will also be a part of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL).
According to a report in ESPNcricinfo, the Indian opener has penned a contract with Sydney Sixers. Left-arm spinner Radha Yadav is also set to play in the women’s showpiece event as she is on the verge of signing the contract with one of two Sydney-based teams.
“Yes, Shafali has signed the contract with Sydney Sixers, and given she is a minor, I have had to give my consent, too,” ESPNcricinfo quoted Shafali’s father, Sanjeev, as saying.
“I would like to thank the BCCI and Haryana Cricket Association [HCA] for giving my daughter the permission and support to play in the WBBL. Without the guidance of the HCA, whatever Shafali is doing in her…