Knight undergoes surgery for injured hip, will miss India series and WBBL

Heather Knight has undergone surgical procedure on her injured hip and can proceed to be out of motion for the foreseeable future. The England girls’s captain reckons she must miss the house collection in opposition to India in September in addition to the WBBL in October-November. She mentioned she hoped to return to the sector by the top of the 12 months.

Knight is already lacking The Hundred, the place she was anticipated to guide London Spirit for a second season.

Sciver is anticipated to guide England for the India collection – three T20Is and three ODIs, to be performed between September 10 and September 24.

Although Knight picked up the damage throughout the first T20I of the bilateral collection in opposition to South Africa on July 21, she had initially been named in England’s CWG 2022 squad, as captain. However after England’s first two video games, which she sat out, the crew administration mentioned that the damage had “didn’t quiet down as anticipated.”

Knight had injections in her hip joint whereas sitting out the final two matches of the South Africa collection in an effort to get well, however Sciver mentioned after England’s first two CWG 2022 video games, “She’s not in place. She’s higher than she has been in the previous couple of days, nonetheless in a little bit of ache together with her hip.”

No substitute was named for Knight, and he or she stayed on with the squad in the course of the occasion – cricket at CWG 2022 ended on August 7. Extra just lately, earlier than the surgical procedure, Knight was part of the BBC broadcasters’ panel for the Hundred.

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