Her withdrawal exhausts the Phoenix team that would already be without Sophie Devine
Australia allrounder Elise Berry He is the latest high-profile player to withdraw from the inaugural season of the Hundred. The 30-year-old, who was due to play for Birmingham Phoenix, withdrew from the tournament due to personal reasons.
Perry’s absence exhausts the Phoenix team that would already be without Sophie Devine. It was New Zealand She withdrew from the tournament last month“In order to be in the best position to prepare for international cricket, especially with the ICC Women’s World Cup scheduled to be held in its home country of New Zealand in February,” according to an ECB release. While Indian teen Shafali Verma has been lined up to enter Devine in Phoenix, Perry’s replacement has yet to be revealed.
“We are obviously very disappointed that Elise Perry had to drop out of the centenary due to personal circumstances, but we fully understand her decision and wish her all the best,” said Beth Barrett Wild, Women’s Competition President.
Perry’s Australian teammates Alyssa Healy, Meg Lanning and Rachel Haynes have pulled out of the hundred, ahead of their home game series against India, which will begin on September 19.
The Hundred Ladies will begin on July 21 and will run until August 21.