Tymal Mills Ruled Out Of BBL 2022-23: England fast bowler Tymal Mills who plays for Perth Scorchers has withdrawn from Big Bash League 2022-23 due to a family emergency.
Tymal Mills Ruled Out Of BBL 2022-23
The Perth Scorchers, the most successful team in Big Bash League history faces back-to-back setbacks ahead of their title defence match against Sydney Sixers on December 17. The 12th edition of the Big Bash League is scheduled to kick start from December 13 with the first match between Sydney Thunder and Melbourne Stars at Manuka Oval.
The Perth Scorchers issued a statement on Tymal Mills’ unavailability and expressed their support for his decision. They are looking towards recruiting a replacement international player.
“The Club fully supports Mills’ decision and sends its thoughts and best wishes to his family during this time. Perth is exploring its options to recruit a replacement international player.”
Australia allrounder Mitchell Marsh was also ruled out of the BBL after undergoing ankle surgery. Former England Test opener Adam Lyth was named as Salt’s replacement last week. Both Lyth and du Plessis are only available for the first half of the season, while Stephen Eskinazi has signed a full-season contract.
Richardson who suffers a toe injury also making good progress and bowling at full pace on Monday as he gets closer to his return against the Sixers. The Scorchers are exploring their replacement options for Mills, but they won’t have the player available for the season opener on Saturday.
Perth Scorchers Squad
Ashton Agar, Cameron Bancroft, Jason Behrendorff, Cooper Connolly, Cameron Green, Laurie Evans (contract terminated), Aaron Hardie, Peter Hatzoglou, Nick Hobson, Josh Inglis, Matthew Kelly, Mitch Marsh (injured), Lance Morris, Jhye Richardson, Phil Salt (injured), Ashton Turner, Andrew Tye, Faf du Plessis (replacing Laurie Evans, first seven matches only), Adam Lyth (replacing Phil Salt, the first half only), Stephen Eskinazi, Hamish McKenzie