Hayley Silver-Holmes extends her WBBL journey with the Hobart Hurricanes for 2 more years

The 20-year-old young prodigy Hayley Silver-Holmes extends her WBBL journey with the Hobart Hurricanes for the next couple of years.

Hayley Silver-Holmes extends her WBBL journey with the Hobart Hurricanes for 2 more years
Hayley Silver-Holmes extends her WBBL journey with the Hobart Hurricanes for 2 more years

The 20-year-old young pace bowling all-rounder Hayley Silver-Holmes recently represented Tasmania in the Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL). Tasmania led by skipper Elyse Villani had a sensational campaign in the recently concluded edition of the WNCL as they managed to make it a hat-trick of WNCL titles. They defeated Queensland led by skipper Georgia Redmayne in the final by six wickets to achieve a remarkable feat.

She displayed glimpses of her all-round abilities throughout the course of the tournament for Tasmania. She scored 83 runs at a strike rate of 92.22 and an average of 27.66 in six innings with the bat. Apart from her exploits with the bat, she also picked up 12 wickets at an average of 32.75 and an impressive economy of 4.51 in 12 innings with the ball for her side.

As far as her career in the Women’s Big Bash League is concerned, she began in the year 2018, when she was picked up by the Sydney Sixers. She also went on to become the youngest-ever player in the tournament to represent the Sydney Sixers, at the age of 15. She stayed with the Sydney Sixers till the 6th edition of the tournament in the year 2020. She picked up 13 wickets at an average of 28.61, a strike rate of 20.3 and an economy of 8.45 in 24 innings with the ball for the Sydney Sixers. Apart from her exploits with the ball, she has also scored 10 runs in six innings with the bat for the Sydney Sixers.

Also Read:  South Africa confirms an all-format tour of Australia in Jan 2024, set to play first test against Australia

She moved to the Hobart Hurricanes in the 8th edition of the tournament in the year 2022. However, she had to wait for her turn to make her debut for the Hobart Hurricanes on 20th October 2023 against the Perth Scorchers. Her maiden wicket for the Hobart Hurricanes franchise came on 4th November 2023 against the Brisbane Heat when she picked up the wicket of Mignon du Preez. However, she improved her performances with the bat last season, scoring 71 runs at a strike rate of 91.02 and an average of 14.20 in six innings for the Hobart Hurricanes so far. The Hobart Hurricanes led by skipper Elyse Villani had a below-par campaign as they finished in the bottom half of the points table (6th position) with 13 points from 14 games in the 9th edition.

The upcoming edition of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) will move into the landmark 10th edition of the tournament since it’s inception in the year 2015. “Hayley is an incredible talent and has all the tools to be a successful world T20 bowler. We have seen her have great success at such a young age, and still only at 20 years old, she has the ability to be a crucial aspect of our WBBL squad with the bat and ball for years to come.” The Hobart Hurricanes Head Coach Jude Coleman speaks about the potential and the value she can add for the Hobart Hurricanes franchise in the upcoming seasons.

As we get closer to the new edition, the 20-year-old young all-rounder Hayley Silver Holmes, who made her debut for the franchise, has extended her time with the Hobart Hurricanes for the next couple of years.

Also Read:  Preview: 31st Match- Sydney Sixers v/s Hobart Hurricanes , Squads, Head-to-Head, Pitch, Probable Playing XI, Weather Report, Game Prediction, Fantasy Players

(Quotes sourced from the Hobart Hurricanes Press Release).

Join Our WhatsApp Channel Join Now
Follow us on Instagram Join Now

Liked the story? Leave a comment here