Saskia Horley Signs Two-Year Deal with Sydney Thunder: Cricket’s Exciting New Chapter
Saskia Horley Signs Two-Year Deal with Sydney Thunder
Saskia Horley, the Scotland international and a powerful batter for the NSW Breakers, is making waves in the cricketing world once again. In an exciting development, she has penned a two-year deal with the Sydney Thunder, extending her association with the club until the conclusion of Weber WBBL|09. This move promises to bring a new level of dynamism and expertise to the Thunder’s roster.
Horley’s Remarkable Journey:
Born and raised in Australia but proudly representing Scotland through her mother’s Scottish roots, Saskia Horley has crafted a remarkable cricketing journey. Her talent was first recognized in 2019 when she earned her first professional contract with both the Breakers and Thunder. Since then, Horley has honed her skills on international stages and across various domestic leagues.
A Seasoned T20 Campaigner:
Horley’s versatility as a batter is highlighted by her stints at Middlesex County Cricket Club, Sunrisers, and the Scotland national team. With a focus on the T20 format, she has consistently delivered outstanding performances. Notably, she top-scored with 51 runs for the NSW Breakers against the ACT Meteors last season and continued her impressive form with a solid 52-run debut for Scotland against Ireland in 2022.
Adding Depth to Thunder:
Saskia Horley’s return to the Sydney Thunder squad is met with great anticipation. She rejoins the team under the guidance of the newly appointed head coach, Lisa Keightley. Horley acknowledges Keightley’s impressive track record, having worked with world-class teams. Her expertise promises to elevate the Thunder’s performance on the field.
Saskia Horley’s Enthusiasm:
Expressing her excitement about rejoining the Thunder, Horley remarked, “I’m super pumped to be back with the group and the awesome talent we have this summer! Particularly with our new head coach Lisa [Keightley]. She’s worked with some world-class teams, there’s a lot to learn from her and the way she goes about the game. I hope to see as many of the Thunder Nation fans at Cricket Central and North Sydney Oval as possible!”
Don’t Miss the Action:
Cricket enthusiasts, Thunder fans, and the WBBL squad alike can mark their calendars for the thrilling season ahead. Sydney Thunder kicks off their campaign at North Sydney Oval against their arch-rivals, the Sydney Sixers, on October 22. The excitement continues on October 26 as Thunder takes on the Melbourne Renegades on home soil at Cricket Central.