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Australian captain takes break after winning gold

Australian captain takes break after winning gold

Australian captain takes break after winning gold

Australian women’s cricket team captain Meg Lanning has decided to take an indefinite break from cricket after winning gold at the Commonwealth Games. The 30-year-old Lanning, who has played the most matches for Australia, said that she made such a decision for personal reasons. Cricket Australia supported her decision.

In a statement, Lanning said, ‘After a busy few years, I have decided to take a break from cricket to focus on myself. I am grateful for the support of Cricket Australia and my teammates and ask that my privacy be respected during this time.”

Cricket Australia’s head of women’s performance Sean Flagler said: ‘We are proud of Meg, she needs a break. We will support her at this time. Her contribution in the last decade has been immense. She has achieved many feats for herself and the team. she is a wonderful role model for the youngers.”

It should be noted that Lanning made her debut in international cricket in 2010. After 4 years, she took the leadership of Aussie team. Lanning set a precedent in Australian cricket by getting the captaincy at the age of 21. Australia has won 135 times out of 171 matches played under her leadership across three formats.

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