Alyssa Healy will play in the first game of Australia’s T20 World Cup defense after recovering from a calf injury in time for the tournament in South Africa.
And the Australian vice-captain has eyed a potential call-up to the Indian Women’s Premier League after her first serious injury break of her professional career.
Healy has not played cricket since December 17, when he pinched a calf on India’s T20I tour, but she has been announced for the Pakistan T20 series, which ended last week, and the World Cup next month. Called up to a 15-man squad.
However, Healy took longer than expected to recover and she did not play against Pakistan at all. She is expected to perform in South Africa at some point and confirmed to reporters on Monday that she will be available for the entire tournament.
“I feel really good and I meet all the criteria,” she said. .”
The 32-year-old enjoyed her blissful fitness her run before injuring her calf and admitted that sitting on the sidelines tested her.
“I absolutely hated every minute,” she said. “I hated watching cricket on TV. I couldn’t participate in cricket. Taking care of yourself as you move forward is a lesson for me if you want to be a part of things. ”
India’s first ever WPL auction will be held during the World Cup. Healy wasted no time in nominations.
“Basically, I signed up the day after the news broke so that I could get there on time. I think that by participating in , the whole experience will be wonderful. “I was sitting at Chinnaswamy Stadium for the first ever men’s IPL match, so it’s a really great moment to sit in for the first women’s match.”
The IPL is his most lucrative T20 tournament in the world, with millions of dollars in transfer money already committed to the new faction, giving players unprecedented financial fortunes.
Australian all-rounder Elise Perry said, “This brings us into the abyss of a whole new era in football. It’s going to be really exciting.”