If Sydney Sixers can, they will have to do without star all-rounder Ellyse Perry until the WBBL finals weekend. The skipper Ellyse Perry has been diagnosed with a low-grade AC joint injury for one to three weeks the Sixers medical staff was informed.
Perry landed heavily on her right-bowling-shoulder while fielding against Melbourne Renegades on Sunday. Sixers lost the match with two wickets. It has led to her being ruled out of Wednesday’s game against Hobart Hurricanes at North Sydney over. She will be examined again on the weekend before the Sixers land in Perth to play the Scorchers.
It is good news for the Australian team ahead of the World T20 early next year that her injury is not too serious. They will be hoping that Perry returns quickly when they play in the WBBL finals.
She has been outstanding form this season. With 469 runs at an average of 93.80, she is the competition’s second-leading run-scorer. Perry along with opening partner Alyssa Healy scored 756 of the Sixers’ 1279 runs. With an economy rate of 5.26 per over, Perry has the third-best bowling position.
On 12 points, the Sixers are placed third, two points behind Brisbane Heat after nine games. the ladder leaders. They have five matches to play in the WBBL regular season.