WPL public sale: RCB indicators Ellyse Perry for Rs 1.7 crore

Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry was snapped up by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 1.7 crore on the inaugural Women’s Premier League (WPL) public sale in Mumbai on Monday. RCB has additionally signed Smriti Mandhana for Rs 3.4 crore and Sophie Devine for Rs 50 lakh.

Mike Hesson, RCB Director of Cricket, stated: “Everyone knows Mandhana and Perry, we were pretty committed to the couple of people we wanted to get. we’re very happy to get such quality players. it’s a dream result for us to get Mandhana, Perry and Devine. Smriti has got plenty of captaincy experience and is familiar with the Indian conditions so highly likely [she’ll be captain].”

Perry has been one of many main all-rounders within the recreation. She has scored 1515 runs in 134 T20Is with seven fifties and has 120 wickets at 5.84.

Perry performs for the Sydney Sixers within the Women’s Big Bash League and Birmingham Phoenix in The Hundred.

Perry has additionally represented Australia at a soccer World Cup, turning into the primary lady to symbolize the nation in World Cups in two disciplines.

Source web site: sportstar.thehindu.com

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