Vince and Morris sign up for BBL
England cricketer James Vince has new challenge ahead as he has again signed up with the Sydney Sixers franchise for the upcoming 9th edition of the Big Bash League (BBL).
The skipper of Hampshire in county cricket, Vince plied his trade only in the second half of eigth edition of BBL last summer as a replacement for England international Joe Denly and ever since he was sensational for the Sixers and impressed everyone there.
Vince has represented England in all formats of the game and this year too, he was part of England’s World Cup one-day squad, playing his last ODI match against Australia at Lord’s in July.
“There is a huge amount of talent in the squad and some great people at the club. I’m looking forward to contributing to what is hopefully going to be a great BBL for the Sixers,” added Vince.
Meanwhile, Sydney Thunder have roped in the services of experienced South Africa all-rounder Morris for the upcoming season.
Chris Morris has played all 3 formats for the national cricket team, featuring in 23 games for his country in T20I cricket, and has been playing alongside James Vince for Hampshire in England in recent months.
“Obviously since the tournament started with the Big Bash, it’s one of the tournaments that any cricketer would want to play in,” Morris said.
“For me the way I looked at it was, it was part of my cricketing career bucket list.”