Women’s Big Bash League 2023: Why is Alyssa Healy not playing WBBL?
Updated on: Oct 27, 2023 11:59 am IST
Australian and Sydney Sixers wicketkeeper-batter Alyssa Healy has been ruled out of the entire Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) season.
Why is Alyssa Healy not playing WBBL?
Alyssa Healy is not playing WBBL due to a finger injury. This unfortunate incident occurred when Healy attempted to separate her two Staffordshire bull terrier puppies, resulting in a laceration on her right index finger that required surgery.
For fans of Alyssa Healy, the news of her absence from the WBBL comes as a major blow. Healy is a prominent figure in women’s cricket, and her contributions to the Sydney Sixers have been instrumental in their success over the years. Her ability with the bat and her skills behind the stumps make her a vital player in the team.
Upon learning of her unavailability for the season, Alyssa Healy expressed her disappointment, stating, “This is not the news I was hoping for because I love playing in the WBBL and I love the Sydney Sixers.” She also emphasized her determination to make a full recovery and return to the field when the time is right.
While she won’t be able to participate actively in the competition, Healy has pledged to support her team, the Sydney Sixers, in any way she can. She is determined to assist the squad and the club as they continue to compete in the WBBL. Healy’s commitment to her team’s success remains unwavering, even in her absence.
The Sydney Sixers, who are currently seventh on the WBBL points table and winless after three matches, will undoubtedly feel the absence of Alyssa Healy’s contributions on the field. Cricket enthusiasts and fans of the Sixers will miss her dynamic presence in the lineup.
Alyssa Healy’s unfortunate finger injury serves as a reminder of the unexpected challenges and setbacks that athletes can encounter in their careers. Her absence from the WBBL will be keenly felt, but cricket lovers will eagerly await her return to the sport when she is fully recovered. In the meantime, the Sydney Sixers will continue to compete in her honor as they strive for success in the ongoing WBBL season.
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