Perth Scorchers add four signings to complete WBBL 07 squad

Ash Day, Amy Edgar, Lisa Griffith and Lilly Mills have all put pen to paper for the Western Australian side

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Perth Scorchers have completed their squad list for the upcoming seventh edition of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) by confirming four new signings.

Ash Day, Amy Edgar, Lisa Griffith and Lilly Mills have all put pen to paper for the Western Australian club and will link up with the likes of captain Sophie Devine and South African Marizanne Kapp in the Scorchers camp ahead of the 2020 campaign.

Seam bowling all-rounder Griffith joins after having represented both Sydney Thunder and Sixers in previous WBBL editions. A former captain of Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL) outfit New South Wales Breakers, the 29-year-old brings experience to the Scorchers dressing room. 

Elsewhere, 20-year-old off-spinner Lilly Mills links up with the squad after representing the Queensland Fire in last season’s WNCL, and will be reunited with state teammate Beth Mooney.

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Ash Day and Amy Edgar, meanwhile, will offer depth to the Scorchers batting line-up. Edgar’s signing comes off the back of positive showings in the Alcohol. Think Again Premier Cricket A-Grade T20 competition for Melville, in which she smashed 96 runs at a strike rate of 89.72 across the final two innings of her season.

Perth Scorchers Head Coach Shelley Nitschke said: “We’re thrilled with how our squad has come together and are excited for what can be achieved this season.

“Lisa Griffith has a wealth of experience and has played in successful teams throughout her career, she will add plenty of value on and off-field.

“Ash Day and Amy Edgar give our batting more depth, while Lilly is a developing off-spinner who adds a different dimension to our squad.

“Our squad this year has high-talent, high-quality individuals and believe we are well placed heading into WBBL|07.”

 

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