Alyssa Healy and Meg Lanning welcomed the upcoming season of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) in a unique fashion as they took the trophy to the Sydney Tower Eye, standing at 1,014 feet high.
Meg Lanning, the Melbourne Stars’ captain, expressed her excitement for the upcoming season of WBBL.
“Never before have I been to such staggering heights. It’s super exciting, and I can’t wait for the tournament to begin,” said Lanning.
Meanwhile, Alyssa Healy of Sydney Sixers praised the enduring appeal of the WBBL after nine years.
“It’s nice to see that after all this time, the WBBL is still as thrilling as ever,” said Healy.
Lanning also applauded the inclusion of cricket in the Olympics, calling it a monumental decision.
“I’m glad to see cricket being included in the Olympics. It’s a monumental leap that will undoubtedly elevate the game to new heights.”
Alyssa Healy, who has participated in the Women’s IPL previously, shared her excitement about the growing opportunities for women’s cricket worldwide.
She also expressed her wish to witness more Indian players participating in the WBBL while emphasizing the league’s commitment to inclusivity and its potential to further diversify the talent pool.
WBBL season 09 is scheduled to commence on 20 October, Friday from North Sydney Oval where Sydney Sixers will face off against Melbourne Stars in the opening game.