Hoeri Kwaggo Bulls Women sign Babette de Leede for 1.8 million

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Wicketkeeper-batter Babette de Leede was the Hoeri Kwaggo Bulls’ most expensive purchase at the recent Women’s Cape Premier League player auction.

The Bulls paid 1.8 million CPL dollars – the tournament’s fictional currency – for de Leede. This amounted to almost a third of the Bulls’ budget of six million.

De Leede has been capped at T20I and ODI level by Netherlands Women. She is among several players with international experience – from South Africa, Namibia and Zimbabwe – involved in the tournament.

Prior to the auction, the Bulls acquired quartet Nadima Khan, Doni Lin, Nita Janse van Heerden and Katie Seager.

The Cape Premier League has existed as a men’s tournament since 2019. The inaugural women’s CPL is scheduled to start in late September 2023.

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Hoeri Kwaggo Bulls Women squad for 2023 WCPL

  1. Nadima Khan
  2. Doni Lin
  3. Nita Janse van Heerden
  4. Katie Seager
  5. Hannah Hanekom
  6. Babette de Leede
  7. Tertia Frieslaar
  8. Michaela Hanekom
  9. Chere Dreyden
  10. Nuha Benjamin
  11. Zizi Mdebuka
  12. Miya Lalor
  13. Kira Lalor
  14. Andrea Titus
  15. Sakeenah Williams
  16. Jane Winster

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