Thursday, December 1, 2022

Sammy-Jo Johnson: This Australian cricketer drives a truck, has an amazing record in the Big Bash League

Sammy-Joe Johnson has not got a chance to play at the international level for the Australian team. But Johnson has become a well-known name in the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL). She also participated for Sydney Thunder in the current Women’s Big Bash League. Truck driving is also a profession of Sammy Jo-Johnson. Sammy-Jo Johnson wants to inspire other women to take up this profession.

Sammy-Jo Johnson has returned to what she loves most after cricket after her team’s campaign in the Women’s Big Bash ended. Sammy-Jo Johnson was seen having fun driving for B-Double Company in Queensland. Sammy-Jo Johnson scored 134 runs with the bat in addition to taking nine wickets in the current season of Women’s Bigbash. Although his best form was not seen this season.

Sammy-Joe Johnson wrote on Twitter, ‘This is something that keeps me busy outside of cricket. Hopefully some more women will step out of their comfort zone and give it a try. Old boys will also get excited seeing me driving a truck. Thanks to New South Wales Cricket and Sydney Thunder for helping me pursue things outside cricket.

Sammy-Jo Johnson, 30, told Australian news channel 10 New First, ‘It’s quite enjoyable and you don’t know where your journey will take you that day. You pick up your truck and you can be anywhere. So it’s fun. Other women should come out of their comfort zone and take up the fun and enjoyable profession of truck driving.’

Sammy-Joe Johnson has such a record

Sammy-Joe Johnson has been participating in the WBBL since their 2015–16 debut season. Sammy-Johnson has so far participated in this tournament for Brisbane Heat and Sydney Thunder. During this, Sammy-Joe Johnson has taken 94 wickets in 104 matches at an economy rate of 6.90. Also, 805 runs are registered in his name with the bat. He is at the 10th position in the list of highest wicket takers in the history of this championship. When Thunder became champions for the second time in the 2020-21 edition, she topped the list with 22 wickets.

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