Australian star Tahlia McGrath looms as a coveted decide on the inaugural Girls’s Premier League draft after her gorgeous rise was capped by being topped the ICC Girls’s T20 cricketer of the yr.
On the identical day it was confirmed there could be 5 new groups within the WPL to be performed in March this yr McGrath was recognised for her gorgeous efforts in 2022.
In solely 18 months since making her worldwide T20 debut the South Australian has climbed to No.1 within the T20 batter rankings and has now been recognised as one of the best participant, batter or bowler within the recreation.
“It’s an absolute honour,” McGrath stated.
“I’m fairly lucky to play within the crew that I do, and I’m fortunate to play with and towards a number of the greatest on the planet.
“Thanks to all my buddies, household and teammates. This one’s fairly particular.”
McGrath could be on the prime of the listing for the 5 groups when the participant public sale is held subsequent February with a wage cap of at the very least $2 million obtainable for them to spend.
Having solely made her debut in October, 2021, final December , McGrath climbed to No. 1 on the ICC Girls’s T20 batting rankings, leapfrogging teammate Beth Mooney.
In a barnstorming 12 months of cricket, McGrath pommeled 435 runs at 62.14 in 16 T20 matches , together with a career-best 91 not out towards England throughout Australia’s undefeated Ashes marketing campaign.
The 27-year-old additionally snared 13 wickets throughout 2022, together with career-best figures of 3-13 towards Barbados through the gold-medal successful Commonwealth Video games marketing campaign.
McGrath additionally was elevated to captain of Australia in India, changing the injured Alyssa Healy, having already taken the Adelaide Strikers to the WBBL title in a bumper yr of success.