India's Harmanpreet Kaur extends her association with Sydney Thunder and will continue to represent them in the fourth season of the Women’s Big Bash League. The Indian Women’s T20 captain was the top scorer for Thunder in the second season when she amassed 296 runs in 12 innings with a S/R of 117 and an average of 59.20 and was adjudged Thunder’s Player of the Tournament. India’s T20 vice-captain Smriti Mandhana is signed by Hobart Hurricanes. The attacking opening batter previously appeared for Brisbane Heat in the Women's Big Bash League season 2. Her performance in the recently concluded world cup was impressive.