On the day she was recalled to the national squad to face India next month, fast bowler Maitlan Brown has completed her return to her home state by signing a three-year deal with the Sydney Sixers.
Brown, who was raised on the NSW mid-north coast, got her start playing for the ACT Meteors in 50-over cricket and then the Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash.
But having moved from Canberra to the NSW Breakers in the winter, she’s now joined the Sixers in the WBBL after five seasons in Melbourne.
The 24-year-old will help lead an exciting pace attack this season that will feature experienced allrounder Ellyse Perry as well as youngsters Lauren Cheatle, Hayley-Silver Holmes and Stella Campbell, the latter having also been a shock selection today in the squad to face India.
Having had her 2020-21 season cut short by a serious hamstring…