Brisbane, Aug. 25 -- : Brisbane Heat on Sunday confirmed signing New Zealand's (White Ferns) all-rounder Amelia Kerr for the upcoming Women's Big Bash League (WBBL).

Kerr has become the first international signing for Heat ahead of the WBBL season five.

"I have watched it regularly at home and was seriously impressed at the way the Heat won the title last year,'' Kerr said in a statement.

"A lot of the White Ferns players have had the chance to play in the WBBL and I know it is highly regarded around the world. Now I have the chance to play and I'm confident it's going to be a great experience," she added.

The all-rounder has played 29 ODIs and 24 T20Is for the White Ferns and she will be joining Australian trio Beth Mooney, Delissa Kim...