The return of Ellyse Perry might have to wait as she gets ruled out of the upcoming New Zealand ODI series due to her injury.
Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry was hopeful to have her comeback on their team’s upcoming ODI series against New Zealand. However, during a training session for the third T20I, Perry had sustained an injury to a different part of her right hamstring which just underwent surgery. With that, she has been ruled out for the upcoming ODI games.
As per Australian captain Meg Lanning, ‘Ellyse had been on track to play some part in this series but unfortunately, she had some hamstring awareness, she's got a low-grade strain so she won't be available for the rest of this series. She will continue her rehab and training in the hope of being available at some point in the WBBL (but) she won't be playing any part in this series’.
‘She is 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. Hopefully (she will be available) at some point, she is doing the best she can and it's really important to get it right’, she added.
Perry was last featured for Australia in the T20 World Cup held last March where they also played against New Zealand. After having her right hamstring torn on the said match, she underwent surgery, recovered slowly, and became hopeful for a comeback. With another blow to her right hamstring, her participation in the upcoming Women’s Big Bash League also became in doubt.
So far, Australia has won the T20I part of the series by winning two out of three games. The next match between the two teams would be the kick-off of the ODI series which will take place on October 3 at the Allan Border Field. To know more about how these cricket formats are played, check out Betwala.
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