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MELBOURNE, May 20 (Reuters) – Australia’s star all-rounder Ellyse Perry is recovering from a strain fracture in her decreased back again and may perhaps be limited to batting at the Commonwealth Video games.
Perry has suffered again complications since the Women’s Globe Cup where by she skipped the final couple of matches of Australia’s run to a seventh title in early-April.
She was bundled in a 15-female squad named on Friday for a T20 tri-sequence versus Pakistan and hosts Ireland in the leadup to the July 28-Aug. 8 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham – but may possibly not be ready to bowl in both event.
“Ellyse is … anticipated to perform as a batter,” staff physiotherapist Kate Beerworth explained in a information launch.
“Her availability to bowl will be dependent on her development in the coming months and on the clinical assistance.”
With very long-serving coach Matthew Mott acquiring taken a role with the England men’s white-ball programme, Mott’s previous assistant Shelley Nitschke will guidebook Australia as interim head coach.
Australia will be without having spin bowler Georgia Wareham and rapid bowler Tayla Vlaeminck, both of those nursing long-expression injuries, but Meg Lanning’s facet are very likely to be hefty favourites to acquire the very first women’s T20 match at the Commonwealth Online games.
Australia are the reigning T20 planet champions, possessing received the final international women’s tournament on dwelling soil in 2020.
Australia squad for Ireland tri-collection and Commonwealth Video games:
Meg Lanning (capt), Rachael Haynes, Darcie Brown, Nicola Carey, Ashleigh Gardner, Grace Harris, Alyssa Healy, Jess Jonassen, Alana King, Tahlia McGrath, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Annabel Sutherland, Amanda-Jade Wellington
Reporting by Ian Ransom Editing by Himani Sarkar
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