Melbourne Stars on Tuesday signed Tasmania bowler Sam Rainbird for the eleventh version of the Massive Bash League, Australia’s T20 match.
The 29-year-old left-arm pacer joined Stars final season after enjoying 19 matches for Hobart Hurricanes. Rainbird performed as an damage substitute for Nathan Coulter-Nile and picked 5 wickets in as many video games.
Sam Rainbird excited to play for Melbourne Stars in BBL 2021/22
Rainbird is but to play for Australia and he mentioned that he’s excited to play for Stars within the upcoming season as he loved enjoying for them in his quick stint.
“I’m fairly excited to be linking up with the Melbourne Stars forward of the upcoming KFC BBL season,” Rainbird was quoted as saying by Melbourne Stars’ official web site.
“I loved my stint with the membership final season and the Stars have at all times been a terrific outfit within the BBL. I’m trying ahead to catching up with the gamers and coaches forward of the upcoming season and taking to the sphere this summer time,” he added.
We’re glad to have Sam Rainbird on board for BBL 2021/22: David Hussey
Melbourne Stars head coach David Hussey, who was the previous captain of the franchise, welcomed Rainbird to the workforce and mentioned his addition will present Stars with loads of bowling choices.
“We’re glad to have Sam on board once more this season and he provides us choices in our bowling unit. As we all know, the BBL is an intense competitors and a variety of tempo choices might be vital,” Hussey mentioned.
“Our squad is beginning to come collectively now which is nice, with a couple of extra additions to return, and we are able to’t wait to welcome some new faces and get into the season,” he added.
Melbourne Stars are but to win the Massive Bash League regardless of enjoying the ultimate 3 times.