Melbourne Stars: 3rd highest wicket taker back for another year

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Fresh off his best season at the Stars, fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile will return for BBL|13 after agreeing to a one-year deal to remain at the club.

In BBL|12, Coulter-Nile took wickets in all but one match and currently sits 15th amongst the all-time leading wicket takers in the BBL.

With experience at international level as well as in the IPL, the WA-based quick can bowl at any stage of the innings and is more than handy with the bat in the lower order.

General Manager Blair Crouch welcomed Coulter-Nile’s return for this season.

“We were rapt with Nathan’s consistency in BBL|12 and he more than proved he can still match it with anyone at this level.

“With his experience, he’s a great resource to have for some of our younger members of the group and we now have a fast-bowling brigade that is flexible and full of options for Peter Moores and the rest of the coaching staff.”


Melbourne Stars memberships for BBL|13 and WBBL|09 are on sale now. Click here for membership options.
To download the full Melbourne Stars WBBL|09 or BBL|13 fixture to your calendar, click here.


Current BBL|13 Squad: Scott Boland, Harry Brook (ENG), Joe Burns, Hilton Cartwright, Brody Couch, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Sam Harper, Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell, Usama Mir (PAK), Joel Paris, Haris Rauf (PAK), Tom Rogers, Mark Steketee, Marcus Stoinis, Beau Webster

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