Leigh Kasperek is a talented cricketer who currently serves as the captain of the Wellington Blaze in New Zealand's domestic competitions. Born in Scotland, Kasperek moved to New Zealand in her late teens and quickly established herself as a force to be reckoned with in the cricketing world. With her impressive spin-bowling skills and leadership qualities, she was appointed captain of the Blaze in both formats in 2022-23, which saw her captain the side to a win in the Hallyburton Johnstone Shield competition for the first time in nearly 30 years.
Kasperek's success on the domestic stage earned her a place in the New Zealand women's cricket team, where she has continued to make an impact. Known for her accuracy, variations, and ability to take crucial wickets, Kasperek has become one of the top-ranked spin bowlers in the world. Her impressive performances have helped New Zealand achieve success in international competitions, including the Women's T20 World Cup in 2020. With her experience, talent, and leadership skills, Leigh Kasperek is an invaluable asset to the Wellington Blaze on and off the field.
February 15, 1992 – Edinburgh, Scotland
Scotland, WHITE FERNS
Yorkshire Diamonds (KSL)
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