“I was really looking forward to the first WPL season with Adani Gujarat Giants. But unfortunately, injuries are part and parcel of the game and I will miss the rest of the season,” Mooney said through a statement. “However, I will be watching the team’s performance from afar and rooting for them every single day. And even though I will be away from the field for the rest of the season, I am looking forward to it. Strong. , getting back fit and I will definitely be more hungry next season. For now, I wish the Adani Gujarat Giants squad all the best for the rest of the WPL season.”
A first-time captain at a senior level, Mooney was picked along with many other Australians in the WPL auction last month for INR 2 crore (US$244,000 approx). Ashley Gardner, Georgia Wareham and Annabelle Sutherland are part of the squad.
I would like to thank PCB for this opportunity to play in women’s league exhibition matches. It was an incredibly short trip but I loved the experience. The team was amazing and I felt very welcome. A statement issued by the PCB on Wednesday. “I wish both the sides the best for the rest of the series. I am sure both the sides will try hard and do well and learn a lot from the matches.”
“I can’t wait to return to Pakistan in September with the South African Women’s National Team and learn more about this amazing country.”
Luce recently led South Africa to the final of the T20 World Cup after Dan Van Niekerk, the regular captain once appointed captain, failed a fitness test and was dropped from the team.