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Australian cricketer Rachael Haynes announces international retirement

Another Australian leadership vacancy has opened up, with national vice-captain Rachael Haynes announcing her retirement from international cricket.

It comes on the back of captain Meg Lanning taking an indefinite break from cricket and men’s ODI captain Aaron Finch retiring.

With the Australians not set to play another international until January, Haynes, who has been national vice-captain since 2018, has decided to hang up her cap after 84 T20 internationals, 77 one-day internationals and six Tests.

“Playing at this level isn’t possible without the support of many people. From clubs, states, coaches, family and friends, I’m so grateful to those who helped me along the way. In particular, I want to thank my parents Ian and Jenni and partner Leah for their unwavering support,” the 35-year-old batter said.

“To all the teammates across my career, you are the reason I’ve…

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