Dani Hazell has hailed the resilience shown by Sterre Kalis to bounce back from a sticky start to star in this summer’s Rachel Heyhoe Flint Trophy and says she is keen to see the Netherlands batter return to Northern Diamonds colours next year.
Kalis, 21, impressed for the Diamonds with three successive half-centuries to end a campaign which saw her side finish as beaten finalists by Southern Vipers at Edgbaston in September.
However, that came on the back of three successive ducks to start her overseas stint.
Seventeen-time T20 international Kalis finished the RHF Trophy with 197 runs from seven appearances (six innings) at an average of 39.40. Only six players scored more runs than her in the competition.
“Naturally, the start she made was getting to her,” said Diamonds coach Hazell. “And she wanted to train more, she wanted to hit more.