One other hamstring harm for quick bowler Jhye Richardson has not simply hit the Perth Scorchers’ BBL hopes but additionally put any potential worldwide return off the playing cards for a while.
Richardson re-injured the hamstring he harm final yr, certainly one of a myriad points the 26-year-old, who has performed three Checks and 33 restricted overs matches for Australia, has confronted in a stop-start profession.
He’d been on fireplace for the Scorchers, having 3 times been on a hat-trick this season on his solution to 15 wickets, the second-most within the competitors.
Scorchers coach Adam Voges confirmed Richardson has suffered a “minor” pressure this time however was nonetheless gazing a minimal three weeks on the sidelines.
That could possibly be sufficient time for Richardson to return ought to the reigning champions make the Huge Bash finals, however his historical past means there will likely be no dangers taken with him.
“Sadly, it’s the identical hamstring that he did injure 6-12 months in the past so we could must take the cautious route,” Voges stated.
Richardson’s instant loss will likely be offset by the return of Lance “wild factor” Morris who has been launched from the Australian Check squad to re-join the Scorchers for the rest of the event.