Australia captain Meg Lanning has referred to as time on her adorned worldwide cricket profession, which included 5 World Cup victories as skipper.
- Lanning received seven World Cups with Australia, together with 5 as skipper
- She skippered Australia in 182 matches
- Lanning scored 17 centuries throughout the three codecs
Lanning, 31, performed 241 matches for Australia on the worldwide stage and was a three-time Belinda Clark medallist.
She captained Australia 182 occasions, successful the 2022 ICC Cricket World Cup and 4 ICC Ladies’s T20 World Cups (2014, 2018, 2020 and 2023) as skipper.
Lanning received seven World Cups in complete as a participant.
She additionally led Australia to victory finally yr’s Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham.
Below her captaincy, Australia loved an 80 per cent win fee and set an ODI world report for consecutive wins (26) between 2018 and 2021.
“The choice to step away from worldwide cricket was a tough one to make, however I really feel now’s the proper time for me,” Lanning stated in a press release.
“I have been extremely lucky to get pleasure from a 13-year worldwide profession, however I do know now’s the proper time for me to maneuver on to one thing new.
“Crew success is why you play the sport, I am happy with what I’ve been capable of obtain and can cherish the moments shared with teammates alongside the way in which.”
Lanning made her debut for Australia in a T20 worldwide in 2010.
She performed her first ODI and Check match in 2011 and 2013 respectively.
Throughout the three codecs she scored 17 centuries, amassing 8,352 runs.
Cricket Australia chief government Nick Hockley praised Lanning for her “unbelievable” profession.
“One of many most interesting cricketers Australia has produced, Meg’s supreme achievements with the bat have been matched by her inspiring management,” Hockley stated.
“As the most effective gamers on the planet over a protracted time frame, Meg has made an immeasurable affect and led a era which has helped revolutionise the sport.
“Below Meg’s management, the Australian ladies’s cricket group has constructed a legacy of world dominance and has been on the forefront of rising the sport and provoking the following era of cricketers all all over the world.
“A seven-time World Cup winner and Commonwealth Video games gold medallist, Meg retires from worldwide cricket having achieved every thing there’s to realize and we thank her for the immense contribution she has made.”
Lanning will proceed to play home cricket.