Perth Scorchers: Winfield-Hill to Light up Furnance

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Perth Scorchers have added more international firepower to their batting stocks, signing experienced English batter Lauren Winfield-Hill for the Weber Women’s Big Bash League season.

The dashing English opener joins as an International Replacement Player after draftee and compatriot Danni Wyatt recently withdrew from the tournament citing fatigue.  

She is expected to available for the opening six matches of WBBL|09, adding to a potent list of overseas signings that also includes skipper Sophie Devine (New Zealand) and wicketkeeper-batter Amy Jones (England).

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Known for her versatility, Winfield-Hill can occupy multiple positions in the batting order, with her crafty batting style and composure at the crease set to play an important role in the Scorchers line-up in WBBL|09.

Winfield-Hill is a known commodity in the WBBL, with the 33-year-old clocking up 55 appearances in the competition across four clubs (Adelaide Strikers, Brisbane Heat, Hobart Hurricanes and Melbourne Stars.

She is vastly experienced at the international level – having represented her country on 104 occasions (4 Tests, 55 ODI and 44 T20I), compiling 1948 runs including six half-centuries and a century.

Perth Scorchers – General Manager High Performance & Elite Teams Kade Harvey said:

“We are thrilled to welcome Lauren to the Scorchers for the first six fixtures of WBBL|09.

“Her international record for England is impressive, and we feel her style of batting will suit the WACA Ground perfectly.

“We believe her versatility, experience and leadership will be really valuable to our squad, and we can’t wait to get her around the group.”  

Reflecting on signing with Perth, Winfield-Hill said:

“I am delighted to be joining the Scorchers ahead of WBBL|09, in one of the best T20 competitions in the world.

“I have heard nothing but positive things about the Club culture, and I am excited to meet the playing group and get started.

“The WACA Ground is a brilliant place to play cricket, I can’t wait to get out there and play in front of our loyal fans and members.”

Perth Scorchers squad for WBBL|09
Chloe Ainsworth
Charis Bekker
Stella Campbell
Piepa Cleary
Maddy Darke
Sophie Devine (Captain; International – New Zealand)
Amy Edgar
Lisa Griffith
Amy Jones (International – England)
Alana King
Lilly Mills
Beth Mooney
Taneale Peschel
Chloe Piparo
Lauren Winfield- Hill (International – England)

MATCH DETAILS

WEBER WBBL|09 – Game 1

Hobart Hurricanes v Perth Scorchers

Friday 20 October. First ball 4:10PM, WST.

University of Tasmania Stadium, Launceston

LIVE: Foxtel, Kayo, Cricket.com.au, ABC Grandstand

WEBER WBBL|09 – Game 2

Perth Scorchers v Brisbane Heat

Sunday 22 October. First ball 10:40AM, WST.

North Sydney Oval, Sydney

LIVE: CH7, Foxtel, Kayo, ABC Grandstand

WEBER WBBL|09 – Game 3

Perth Scorchers v Hobart Hurricanes

Wednesday 25 October. First ball 4:10PM, WST.

WACA Ground, Perth

LIVE: Foxtel, Kayo, Cricket.com.au, ABC Grandstand

All Perth Scorchers’ Weber WBBL|09 and KFC BBL|13 fixtures can be viewed here

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