(Photo) Lauren Down ruled out of Women’s World Cup 2022

New Zealand batter Lauren Down will miss out on the upcoming 2022 Women’s World Cup at home due to a thumb fracture. Georgia Plimmer, who represents Wellington Blaze in domestic cricket, will replace Down in the World Cup squad. Down sustained an injury to her right thumb while taking a catch in the fifth ODI against India. She will return home and seek medical advice. New Zealand will play a couple of warm-up matches before their World Cup opener against West Indies in Mount Maunganui on March 4.

Broadcast Schedule

England v Ireland ODI series
ENG v IRE 3rd ODI, County Ground, Bristol
26th September
Start time: 12:30 pm BST