Harmanpreet Kaur will be playing for Melbourne Renegades in WBBL 2022

Harmanpreet Kaur is set to return for her second season of the Women's Big Bash League(WBBL) with the Melbourne Renegades later this year.

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India women's captain Harmanpreet Kaur is set to return for a second season of the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) with the Melbourne Renegades later this year after the reigning 'Player of the Tournament' signed up with the club on Monday. The 33-year-old has represented India on almost 250 occasions across all three formats of the game.

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Harmanpreet Kaur was the Renegades' leading run-scorer and wicket-taker in WBBL-07 as they returned to finals action. The right-hander scored 406 runs at an average of 58 including 18 sixes. Moreover, she has also claimed 15 wickets with her off-spin.

"I'm excited to be coming back to the Renegades. I really enjoyed being part of the team environment last season and feel like that helped me produce some of my best cricket."

Harmanpreet Kaur was quoted as saying by melbournerenegades.com.au

"Personally, I just wanted to play my role for the team and it was pleasing to be able to do that. We supported each other as a team last year and were able to get some good results, but we still have plenty of room to improve. Hopefully, we can do that, make the finals again and put ourselves in a position to compete for the title."

Harmanpreet Kaur won the Player of the Tournament in WBBL 2021

Harmanpreet had polled 31 votes to win the WBBL-07 Player of the Tournament award. Moreover, she was also named in the Team of the Tournament. Batting primarily at No. 4, the right-hander was a match-winner for the Renegades on multiple occasions throughout last season.

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"We couldn't be more excited to have Harmanpreet returning to our club this summer."

Melbourne Renegades GM, James Rosengarten, said

"Harmanpreet is one of the best players in the world, her record speaks for itself. She was outstanding for us last season and was a match-winner on multiple occasions, having a prolific impact across the tournament with both bat and ball. As an experienced player, Harmanpreet's leadership and calm approach under pressure were a huge asset to our team. She was a great fit both on and off the field and really bought into our team environment," he added.

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