London [UK], June 30 (ANI): Cricketer Sammy-Jo Johnson, who recently signed with the New South Wales Breakers has said that her dream was to play for the NSW Breakers as a teenager.

Johnson returned to NSW after nine years with the Queensland Fire. The 27-year-old pace bowler feels that joining the NSW Breakers might give her a chance to play for Australia too.

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"As a young teenager, the dream was to play for the (NSW) Breakers. I do not think I have really come to terms with it. I do not regret playing for Queensland. I have loved the opportunity. I have had nine years and they have helped me become the person I am today," ESPNCricinfo quoted Johnson as saying.

"I would not be where I am without Queensland Cricket. But it is nice to come back -- this was a dream, now I get to do it when I am at the top of my game and hopefully, it might give me a chance to put on that green and gold shirt," she said.

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Johnson was the spearhead of the Queensland Fire attack for many seasons, claiming 39 Women's National Cricket League wickets at an average of 27. (ANI)

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