Heather Knight
Heather Knight. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

Group England skipper Heather Knight is about to overlook the white-ball collection towards India slated to be performed in September this yr. The fitting-handed batter has gone by hip surgical procedure and is about to overlook the motion for a good period of time. Knight suffered a hip damage in the course of the T20I collection towards South Africa and in addition missed the all-important 2022 Commonwealth Video games.

The house workforce had a good run within the mega occasion however didn’t seize a medal in CWG 2022. The house workforce went on to defeat Sri Lanka within the first match of CWG after which thrashed the Proteas aspect of their second group stage match. England Ladies additionally defeated the White Ferns of their final group stage encounter.

After performing exceedingly effectively within the group stage matches, the house workforce confronted India within the semi-finals fixture they usually suffered an in depth defeat by a mere margin of 4 runs. Group England suffered heartbreak within the bronze medal match as they misplaced to New Zealand by eight wickets and had been thrashed out of the competitors.

I’m aiming to be again by the tip of the yr: Heather Knight

The 31-year-old has acknowledged that she has undergone hip surgical procedure and can miss the limited-over collection towards the Ladies in Blue. Not solely towards India, however Knight can also be slated to overlook the upcoming Ladies’s Massive Bash League, which begins in October.

“I’ve had a little bit clear out of my hip to get me again and working quickly,” posted Knight on social media. “Sadly, it guidelines me out of the India collection and the WBBL, however I’m aiming to be again by the tip of the yr.

“Time to profit from a little bit of time away and produce on the rehab!” she added. The three-match T20I collection between India and England will begin on September 10. After the T20I collection is finished and dusted, the main target will shift to the ODI fixtures.