All you need to know about Gujarat Giants sensation Phoebe Litchfield

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Gujarat Giants has lot of big names in their WPL 2024 squad. Ashley Gardner, Beth Mooney are the 2 big Australian names in their squad.

In addition to it, they have also acquired the services of Phoebe Litchfield.

Phoebe Litchfield is 20 years old left handed Australian batter who only debuted a year ago.

In the 16 innings she has played so far in Women’s ODI in the year 2023, she has impressive average of 48 with 2 centuries and 2 half centuries.

She opens the batting for Australia and there is one particular innings of her which must have caught the eyes of Gujarat Giants talent scouts.

Batting at no 6 against West Indies which is a equally good team in the shortest format, she scored a 19 ball half century with 5 sixes.

Though West Indies won the match because of superb unbeaten hundred from Mumbai Indians Hayley Mathews, Phoebe Litchfield already done enough to carve out space in Gujarat Giants squad.

She is also the youngest player to score a half century in WBBL.

Bought in at the price of 1 cr, she is also more than useful in bowling with her leg breaks and provide an option for her captain Beth Mooney to chip in with some overs when needed.

She is surely one of the upcoming talent to watch out in world cricket and she will definitely take WPL 24 opportunity as a challenge to up her game and put out some impressive performances on the field.

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