The only real participant from an Affiliate Nation within the first Women’s Premier League (WPL) 2023 is American quick bowler Tara Norris.
The Delhi Capitals paid INR 10 Lakh within the WPL Public sale in February to get the fast bowler, who has 4 wickets in 5 T20 Internationals.
Tara Norris Trying To Study And Embrace As A lot She Can From World-Class Gamers In WPL 2023
Speaking earlier than the historic event, Tara Norris stated, “I positively wish to do all of the affiliate nations proud. I’ve a voice for these gamers. A number of women battle with funding and amenities. I wish to elevate consciousness for the associates and hopefully subsequent yr, extra gamers might be concerned.”
When questioned if she watched the WPL Public sale, the American stated, “I wasn’t watching (public sale) until I completed coaching. I obtained a message from Alex Hartley congratulating me for getting picked. I used to be actually stunned and honoured to be picked not solely as a USA cricketer however as a consultant of the Affiliate Nations as properly.”
Tara Norris stated that she plans to grasp as a lot as she will be able to whereas working for the WPL “There are fairly a number of world-class gamers and fortunately I’ll get to coach with a few of them and hopefully play towards a number of of them. I’m seeking to be taught and embrace as a lot as I can. Additionally, I’ve by no means been to India earlier than. I must be taught concerning the circumstances and the local weather right here.”
Sunday’s opening WPL 2023 recreation between the Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore will take place at Mumbai’s Brabourne Stadium (March 5).
Delhi Capitals Squad: Jemimah Rodrigues, Meg Lanning (C), Shafali Verma, Radha Yadav, Shikha Pandey, Marizanne Kapp, Titas Sadhu, Alice Capsey, Tara Norris, Laura Harris, Jasia Akhter, Minnu Mani, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Poonam Yadav, Jess Jonassen, Sneha Deepthi, Arundhati Reddy, Aparna Mondal