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Meg Lanning has revealed the personal battle which forced her in to retirement

Former Australia captain Meg Lanning has revealed that an unhealthy obsession with exercise and not eating enough food and the physical and emotional toll it took led to her sudden retirement from international cricket at the age of 31.

Lanning’s exit from the international game came on the back of missing three international series in 2023, including the women’s Ashes, due to an undisclosed medical issue having also taken other breaks from the game.

In a revealing interview on the Howie Games podcast, Lanning detailed her health battles that included significant weight loss due to an obsession with exercise and how she withdrew from teammates and friends and eventually from the game.

“I was overexercising and under-fuelling,” Lanning said. “I got to the point where I was doing about 85-90km (running) a week. I was in denial.

Australia’s former captain Meg Lanning has opened…

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