Healy consulted his surgeon on Thursday and following discussions with Cricket Australia’s medical team, he has been ruled out of the remaining WBBL matches, including the final.
“It’s not the news I was expecting because I love playing in the WBBL and I love the Sydney Sixers,” Healy said. “My focus now will be on making a full recovery and returning to play when the time is right.
“I will continue to spend time with the Sixers team and offer every assistance I can to help the team and the club move forward for the remainder of the competition.
“I will enjoy watching the WBBL from afar as the tournament continues to go from strength to strength.”
The next target will be the tour of India in December and January, with his return to play to be determined in the next few weeks following further rehabilitation. Healy has been Australia’s acting captain for much of this year after Meg Lanning was ruled out of the Ashes and did not play in the recent series against the West Indies.
The India tour is expected to begin with Test matches to be played sometime before Christmas, followed by white-ball matches.