Australia Women’s Skipper Meg Lanning on Tuesday confirmed that the all-rounder Ellyse Perry will miss the remaining New Zealand series as she suffered a hamstring injury.
Australia & New Zealand will be facing each other in the upcoming three match ODI series after the conclusion of the three match T20I series. Australia Women’s team has already secured the T20I series after winning the first two matches of the series & the final game of the series will be played on September 30. Ellyse Perry suffered from hamstring tightness after running drills & as a result she has been ruled out of the remaining matches against New Zealand.
“Unfortunately she had some hamstring awareness and has got a low-grade strain, so she won’t be available for the rest of this series. She’ll remain with the team to continue her rehab and training in the hope of being available at some point during the WBBL. So she won’t be playing any part in this series. It’s the same hamstring but a different muscle within the hamstring. It’s on the minor end, so hopefully doesn’t delay it too much,” quoted Lanning as saying.
“It was just during a running session at training that she was doing, she was progressing through her plan, so unfortunate that it’s happened but it’s on the minor end and she’s doing everything she can to be able to make herself available. I think she’s doing everything she can to be available as soon as possible, it’s a very complex injury, and hard to get the timing on when certain things will happen. So hopefully at some point, she’s doing the best she can and it’s really important to get it right and take the time before we do put her out on the field. Hopefully, it’s sooner rather than later, but we’ll just have to see how it pans out,” she added.
Ellyse Perry will make a comeback for Sydney Sixers franchise in the upcoming Women’s Big Bash league next month. The Women’s Big Bash leagues will start from October 25 in Sydney.