Travis Head has committed on giving a long-term service for Adelaide Strikers in the Big Bash League (BBL), as he has signed a four-year deal with the franchise to play a significant part of his career for Adelaide. During the course, the Strikers also named him as the skipper for the upcoming edition of the BBL 2018/19.
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Meanwhile, Adelaide Strikers has always shared a friendly bond with Travis Head. They signed him when he was aged 20 and then gave him regular chances in the playing XI. Head also utilised the opportunity to perfection to become an integral part of the franchise.
It is exciting news for me – Travis Head
Speaking of the latest contract, Travis Head quoted he is pretty much excited to extend his career with the franchise. Further, he also added the connection with the Adelaide crowd and his rapport with the staff.
However, the second player to join the squad is Cameron Valente. He has been exceptional in the domestic circuit with his all-round ability, which certainly made way for him to get the deal from Adelaide Strikers.
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“It’s exciting news that I get the opportunity to play for another four years at Adelaide Oval and in the blue. It’s an amazing time of the year, playing in front of my friends and family and Christmas time, for me it’s always a great time to be around and 50,000 at Adelaide Oval, it’s hard to go by,” Travis Head said.
“To have our home-town captain Travis Head re-commit on a long-term deal is fantastic for the club and this state. And Cameron Valente joins us as a genuine allrounder who is handy at the death and also a fine striker of the ball,” coach Gillespie added.
All in all, it is a monster deal by the Travis Head for Adelaide Strikers. Hopefully, his stint with them goes well to make the things happen for the franchise in BBL 2018/19.
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