Beth Mooney, the participant of the match on the Ladies’s T20 World Cup, will hyperlink up with captain Meg Lanning at Welsh Fireplace for the inaugural version of The Hundred.
The England and Wales Cricket Board introduced Mooney, plus fellow Australians Ashleigh Gardner and Nicola Carey and South Africa all-rounders Marizanne Kapp and Chloe Tryon, as the newest internationals to join the occasion.
Mooney was a pivotal determine in Australia’s cost to a fifth T20 crown, scoring an unbeaten 78 in Sunday’s closing in opposition to India in Melbourne.
“I am actually excited to participate within the first season of The Hundred,” mentioned Mooney, who’s high of the ladies’s T20 worldwide batting rankings. “It seems to be likes it’s creating right into a high-quality, world-class competitors.”
Gardner has develop into Birmingham Phoenix’s second abroad signing, becoming a member of New Zealand’s Sophie Devine.
Seam bowler Carey, one other member of the triumphant Australia squad, will unite with compatriot Alyssa Healy at Northern Superchargers.
Kapp will be a part of spouse and Proteas captain Dane van Niekerk at Oval Invincibles whereas Tryon, one other of the South Africa squad that reached the T20 World Cup semi-finals, is ready for a stint at London Spirit.
Beth Barrett-Wild, the top of the Hundred ladies’s competitors, mentioned: “It is improbable to see 5 extra worldwide stars signing as much as play in The Hundred this summer time.
“We have now confirmed the names of 18 abroad gamers who will compete within the ladies’s competitors.”
The Hundred is a brand new match consisting of eight city-based franchise sides, breaking away from England’s conventional county system.
Groups will bat for 100 balls every, with overs lasting for 10 balls and bowlers both bowling 5 or 10 balls consecutively.
All eight franchises will function each males’s and girls’s groups, with the 2 competitions working facet by facet.