Adelaide Strikers injury update

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The Adelaide Strikers have been forced to make a change to their squad heading to Perth on Thursday, with batter Maddie Penna suffering a quad injury during Sunday’s win over the Brisbane Heat.

Whilst playing a crucial role in the win, Penna strained her left quad and is set to miss a period of the competition, with a return to play date yet to be determined.

Penna dropping out of the squad is the only change.

Squad of 13 for Perth matches: Tahlia McGrath (C), Megan Schutt (VC), Georgia Adams, Jemma Barsby, Danielle Gibson, Katie Mack, Anesu Mushangwe, Courtney Neale, Annie O’Neil, Bridget Patterson (WK), Amanda-Jade Wellington, Ella Wilson, Laura Wolvaardt

Friday afternoon’s match at the WACA is a WBBL|08 Grand Final re-match, with the Strikers taking on the Sydney Sixers for the first time this season.

Ahead of the game beginning at 4:40pm ACDT, Strikers can watch ‘Pretty Bloody Special‘, a behind the scenes documentary into the Championship season, on Fox Cricket Channel 501, from 3:20pm.

On Sunday, the Strikers will play the Perth Scorchers in the first match of First Nations Round, starting at 4:55pm. It will be the first time the Strikers wear their newly designed First Nations shirt.

Stadium Series and First Nations shirt launched at Adelaide Oval

Both matches at the WACA will be broadcast live and free on 7Mate in Adelaide from 4:30pm ACDT.

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