Harmanpreet Kaur withdraws from WBBL due to back injury | Cricket News


MELBOURNE: India’s captain Harmanpreet Kaur was ruled out of the ongoing Women’s Big Bash League on Wednesday due to a back injury, according to her team Melbourne Renegades.
Harmanpreet, the ruling WBBL player of the tournament missed her team’s first two matches due to international commitments as she led India to the Asia Cup and won the title.
English batter Eva Jones may play in place of Harmanpreet in the team.
“Harmanpreet was fantastic for us last season and we were looking forward to having her back as part of our team this year, but unfortunately she has been ruled out due to injury,” Melbourne Renegades General Manager, James Rosengarten said in a statement.
“Eve will remain with our squad for at least the next few games as we work through the best strategy for our squad for the remainder of the tournament.”
Harmanpreet won the player of the tournament award last season after scoring 406 runs at a strike rate of 130.96. With the ball, she took 15 wickets from 13 matches.


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