Aussie skipper Meg Lanning is dominated out of the ladies’s Ashes as a consequence of ‘medical points’ simply 4 months after she returned to cricket following an prolonged psychological well being break
- Meg Lanning will stay in Australia to cope with ‘medical points’
- The Aussie captain took a four-month psychological well being break final yr
- Alyssa Healy will step as much as captain Australia within the Ashes
Meg Lanning will miss the Australian women’s team’s defence of the Ashes subsequent month as a consequence of medical causes.
Lanning was withdrawn from the squad following recommendation from Cricket Australia’s medical crew and has been changed as captain for the multi-format collection towards England by Alyssa Healy.
The 31-year-old solely returned to enjoying in January after taking an extended break from the game to manage her mental health, however led Australia to the Twenty20 World Cup title in South Africa in March after which featured within the inaugural Girls’s Premier League in India.
‘It’s an unlucky setback for Meg and she or he’s clearly upset.
‘It’s a big collection for the crew and she or he’ll be missed, however she understands the necessity to put her well being first,’ mentioned Australia’s head of efficiency Shawn Flegler.
Aussie skipper Mel Lanning will miss the Ashes as a consequence of unspecified ‘medical points’
The Aussie celebrity took a four-month break for the sport for psychological well being motive final yr however returned to cricket in January
Lanning led Australia to T20 World Cup glory in February in South Africa
‘Meg will stay at house the place she is going to proceed to work with medical employees with the purpose to return to enjoying as quickly as attainable.’
Below Lanning’s management, Australia didn’t lose a single match through the 2021-22 Ashes, drawing an epic Check match and successful limited-overs collection 3-0 and 1-0 respectively.
In the meantime, Alex Hartley, a former World Cup winner who was awarded the final of her 32 England caps in 2019, has taken an indefinite break from enjoying after revealing she has been ‘struggling mentally,’ for the previous few months.
Left-arm spinner Hartley, 29, performs domestically for the north-west primarily based Thunder and likewise holds a Hundred contract with Welsh Hearth, however has positioned no timeline on her absence.