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England girls all-rounder Nat Sciver pulls out of white-ball collection in opposition to India to concentrate on psychological well being



England girls cricket star Natalie Sciver has withdrawn from the upcoming T20I and ODI series against India to concentrate on her psychological well being and well-being, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) introduced on Thursday. Sciver, who was standing in as captain for Heather Knight as she recovers from hip surgical procedure, has left the crew’s camp in Durham to return dwelling.

Wicketkeeper-batter Amy Jones was appointed captain for the three-match T20I collection in opposition to India, beginning in Durham on Saturday, with no substitute participant has been named as but.

“I’ve performed loads of cricket over the past 9 months, and I’m very emotionally fatigued. Elite sport calls for loads, and for the second, I’m not in a position to carry out with out compromising my very own well-being, so I have to take a while away from cricket with a purpose to concentrate on myself. It’s the suitable choice for me, and it’s the suitable choice for the crew,” stated Sciver in an announcement launched by ECB.

Sciver captained England in Knight’s absence within the Commonwealth Video games, the place the host nation misplaced the bronze-medal playoff in opposition to New Zealand, with Australia claiming gold and India silver.

“We totally assist Nat and her choice to step away from this collection. Cricket is vital, however it’s wholly insignificant within the context of a person’s well being and happiness. The welfare of our gamers and workers is all the time our primary precedence, and we’ll assist Nat all through this era,” stated Jonathan Finch, Director of England Girls’s cricket

The India Girls’s tour of England will begin on Saturday, September 10. Either side will first meet within the three-match T20I collection after which battle out within the three ODIs, a part of the ICC Championship Match.

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