Australia skipper Meg Lanning ruled out of Women’s Ashes with medical issue | Cricket News – Times of India

Australia captain Meg Lanning has pulled out of the Ladies’s Ashes tour in England that begins subsequent month as a consequence of medical causes, with Alyssa Healy set to guide the workforce as a substitute, Cricket Australia (CA) stated on Saturday.
CA stated Lanning was requested to remain at dwelling to handle the problem and gave no time-frame on her return. It marks the second time the 31-year-old has missed the Ashes after a shoulder damage dominated her out of the 2017-18 collection at dwelling.
Lanning had additionally taken an indefinite break from the sport for private causes in August earlier than returning to the squad and main Australia to the T20 World Cup title in South Africa earlier this yr.
“It is an unlucky setback for Meg and she or he’s clearly upset to have been dominated out of the Ashes,” Shawn Flegler, CA’s Head of Efficiency for girls’s cricket, stated.
“It is a vital collection for the workforce and she or he’ll be missed, however she understands the necessity to put her well being first.
“Meg will stay at dwelling the place she is going to proceed to work with medical workers with the goal to return to enjoying as quickly as doable.”

Lanning is without doubt one of the most adorned gamers within the recreation having received the T20 World Cup 5 occasions and the 50-over World Cup twice. She additionally led Australia to the Commonwealth Video games gold final yr.
CA stated Lanning wouldn’t get replaced within the squad because the Australia A workforce can be touring the UK and gamers could be known as up if essential.
Australia, who need to retain the Ashes, tackle England in a Test match from June 22-26 at Trent Bridge earlier than enjoying three Twenty20 matches and three one-day internationals, wrapping up the tour on July 18.

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