Perth Scorchers have announced a new signing to bolster their pace battery even further. Australian young sensation joins the Perth side after playing over 40 games for the Sydney Sixers. Campbell made a total of 45 appearances for the Sixers picking a total of 21 wickets at an economy rate of 7.58.
The tall lanky pacer made her Australian debut at the tender age of 19 against India in 2021. Stella made her international debut in the 50-overs format, where she returned with the figures of 9-1-41-1. Just 4 days later Stella even made her test debut, where she dismissed Deepti Sharma and Tanya Bhatia.
Stella had her best season with the ball in the 2020 season where she picked up 10 wickets from 12 innings at an economy rate of 7.96.
Thanks to her height of 6 feet, Stella generates enormous bounce at a rather rapid pace. Stella has signed with the Scorchers on a 2-year deal, that will expire after the 24/25 season. After signing she said, “I am really excited to be joining the Scorchers. It’s a new opportunity for me and pushes me out of my comfort zone, but something I’m really looking forward to. Perth has plenty of international talent on their list, who I am excited to learn from, and I know that being around them will benefit my game massively.”
She further added, “I am fortunate to have a couple of friends in Perth. Maddy Darke has been an important part of my journey, so I am keen to play alongside her and the rest of the team. I think I have a unique skill set, and hopefully, my pace and bounce are well-suited to the WACA. I am really excited to play in front of all the Scorchers’ fans.”
Stella will be a part of the pace battery that has the likes of captain Sophie Devine, Taneale Peschel, and Piepa Cleary. She will also be playing with full-time internationals Beth Mooney, Alana King, and Amy Jones
Scorchers will kick start their campaign on 20th October when they face Hobart Hurricanes at the UTAS, Tasmania.
Charis Bekker, Stella Campbell, Piepa Cleary, Sophie Devine (C), Amy Edgar, Alana King, Beth Mooney, Taneale Peschel
(Quotes sourced from Perth Scorchers)
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