Women's World cup 2023 is going on in which Australia has to play its first match in the Women's World Cup 2023 against England on 5 March.
The Australian team, captained by Meg Lanning, will not be able to get the services of star all-rounder Ashley Gardner in the first few matches.
Gardner will now be kept in isolation for 10 days. The number of Covid-19 in New Zealand has crossed 22,000 this week.
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Ashley Gardner is not part of the team in a match against England and Pakistan. Now she will be able to join the team only after the Covid report comes negative.
In such a critical situation she can come back in team by the third match. Kangaroo team will play its third match in the World Cup against hosts New Zealand.
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A statement issued by Cricket Australia (CA) said
'All other Australian players and support staff have tested negative'.
He will go ahead with current plans to travel to Hamilton this evening before the opening match of the World Cup against England on Saturday.
Hosts New Zealand will face West Indies in the opening match of the tournament. In all of these matches, in stadium there is an entry of 10 percent cricket fans.
Squads and fixture of Australia team in Women's World cup
On March 5 the Australian team will play its first match in the tournament against England.
On March 8 they play against Pakistan, and then against New Zealand on 13 March
Australia play their next match against West Indies on March 15,
On March 22 and 25 against South Africa and Bangladesh respectively.
Both the semi-finals will be played on March 30 and 31.
On April 3 the final match of this tournament starts in Christchurch on April 3.
Meg Lenning (Captain), Ashley Gardner, Grace Harris, Rachel Haynes (VC), Nicola Carey,
Amanda Jade Wellington, Alisa Healy, Beth Mooney, Tahlia McGrath, Jess Jonassen, Alana King,
Ellyse Perry, Anabel Sutherland, Megan Schutt.