Questions over if and when superstar Australian captain Meg Lanning will return to cricket have been finally answered.
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Lanning has not played any cricket since the Women’s Premier League in India in March, missing Australia’s Ashes victory after stepping away from the game for a second time.
While the reasons for her break were not disclosed, Lanning was not included in an Australian squad for an upcoming series against the West Indies, with Cricket Australia medial staff ruling she was “not available for competitive cricket”.
But in a positive sign, the 31-year-old superstar will return to the national captaincy sooner rather than later. Lanning is part of a 16-player Victorian squad for the opening week of the…