Australia’s captain Meg Lanning is taking a break from cricket for private causes, with no timeline set for her return.
The 30-year-old has withdrawn from The Hundred event in England and the announcement comes after her group gained gold on the Commonwealth Video games.
Lanning has been the nationwide group captain since 2014, lately overseeing a run of unsurpassed success together with two Twenty20 World Cups, this yr’s 50-over World Cup in New Zealand and the gold medal in Birmingham.
“After a busy couple of years, I’ve made the choice take a step again to allow me to spend time specializing in myself,” Lanning stated.
“I’m grateful for the help of [Cricket Australia] and my teammates and ask that my privateness is revered throughout this time.”
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