Ashleigh Gardner covid 19 positive ahead of womens world cup 2022 miss a couple of matches

new Delhi. The ICC Women’s World Cup will be held in New Zealand from March 4. Before the start of this prestigious tournament, the 6-time champion Australian team has suffered a major setback. Team’s star all-rounder ashley gardner (Ashleigh Gardner Covid19 positive) Corona has been found infected. This is the first case of corona in the Women’s World Cup. Due to Kovid, Gardner will not be able to play the first few matches of the tournament. Gardner has been sent to Isolation in Christchurch for 10 days.

Ashley Gardner has been ruled out of the match against England and Pakistan. Now she will be able to join the team only after the Kovid report comes negative. In such a situation, he is expected to return by the third match. Australia’s team will play its third league match in the World Cup against hosts New Zealand.

A statement issued by Cricket Australia (CA) said, ‘The test negative of all other Australian players and support staff has come. He will go ahead with current plans to travel to Hamilton this evening ahead of the opening World Cup match against England on Saturday. Hosts New Zealand will face West Indies in the first match of the tournament. In these matches, there is an entry of 10 percent fans in the stadium.

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Australian Squad for Women’s World Cup: Meg Lenning (Captain), Rachel Haynes (Vice Captain), Nicola Carey, Ashley Gardner, Grace Harris, Alisa Healy, Jess Jonassen, Alana King, Beth Mooney, Tahlia McGrath, Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Anabel Sutherland, Amanda Jade Wellington. Reserve players:- Heather Graham, Georgia Redmayne.

Australia’s schedule for the World Cup: The Australian team will play its first match in the tournament against England on 5 March. After this, Pakistan will face on March 8, New Zealand on March 13, West Indies on March 15, South Africa on March 22 and Bangladesh on March 25. Both the semi-finals will be played on March 30 and 31 while the final will be held in Christchurch on April 3.

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