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The Melbourne Stars have completed the signing of English international opener, Sophia Dunkley.
Dunkley signs as a direct draft nomination.
Still just 25 years of age, Dunkley has played 47 T20 internationals for England, after making her debut in 2018.
In the recent Women’s Hundred, Dunkley averaged 37 with the bat, striking at over 138.
She was the fifth leading run scorer, despite only playing 7 games.
With the ability to bowl leg spin, Dunkley will also provide the Stars with another option with the ball.
“We are rapt to be able to add someone of Sophia’s quality to the Stars squad,” said General Manager, Blair Crouch.
“To secure three of the English starting XI is a testament to the strength of the WBBL as one of the leading domestic competitions in the world.
“We will make announce our final list additions in the coming weeks.”
Current WBBL|09 Squad: Maia Bouchier (ENG), Alice Capsey (ENG), Sophie Day, Sophia Dunkley (ENG), Tess Flintoff, Kim Garth, Meg Lanning, Rhys McKenna, Sasha Moloney, Sophie Reid, Annabel Sutherland