Australia captain Meg Lanning to take break from cricket for personal reasons | Cricket News


Meg Lanning will miss The Hundred, wherein she was due to characterize the Trent Rockets; she is going to step away with instant impact; the ladies’s event begins on Thursday with defending champions Oval Invincibles taking over Northern Superchargers

Last Updated: 10/08/22 9:02am

Australia's captain Meg Lanning is taking an indefinite break from cricket to spend time focusing on herself

Australia’s captain Meg Lanning is taking an indefinite break from cricket to spend time specializing in herself

Australia’s World Cup-winning captain Meg Lanning is taking an indefinite interval of depart from cricket due to personal reasons.

The 30-year-old will step away from the sport with instant impact and miss the upcoming version of The Hundred, wherein she had been due to characterize Trent Rockets.

Lanning led her nation to ICC World Cup glory in April and in addition gained Commonwealth Games gold after Australia beat India by 9 runs in Sunday’s closing.

Lanning has guided Australia to World Cup glory and a Commonwealth Games gold this year

Lanning has guided Australia to World Cup glory and a Commonwealth Games gold this yr

“After a busy couple of years, I’ve made the decision to take a step back to enable me to spend time focusing on myself,” she stated in an announcement launched by Cricket Australia (CA).

“I’m grateful for the support of CA and my team-mates and ask that my privacy is respected during this time.”

A call on Lanning’s participation within the Australian home summer season shall be made sooner or later.

Shawn Flegler, CA’s head of efficiency for ladies’s cricket, stated: “We’re proud of Meg for acknowledging that she needs a break and will continue to support her during this time.

“She’s been an unimaginable contributor to Australian cricket over the past decade, attaining outstanding feats each individually and as a part of the group, and has been a superb position mannequin for younger children.

“The welfare of our players is always our number one priority, and we’ll continue to work with Meg to ensure she gets the support and space she needs.”

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