Molineux ruled out for up to 12 months after rupturing her ACL

Australia allrounder and Melbourne Renegades WBBL captain Sophie Molineux is ready to be sidelined for as much as 12 months after rupturing her anterior cruciate ligament on Sunday.

Molineux suffered the damage within the subject throughout Renegades loss to Perth Scorchers on the Junction Oval in Melbourne. She would require surgical procedure to restore the ruptured ACL in her knee which can doubtless see her sidelined for as much as 12 months.

Molineux has had a rotten run with main accidents this yr. She missed each Australia’s 50-over World Cup triumph in New Zealand and the Commonwealth video games triumph in Birmingham after struggling a stress fracture in her foot. She was additionally dropped off the CA central contact record as a result of damage.

“It is disappointing for Sophie after she has labored so onerous to come back again from current accidents and having such an excellent begin to the home season together with scoring her first WNCL hundred,” Cricket Victoria’s head of feminine cricket Sharelle McMahon mentioned.

“Sophie continues to set the instance for the remainder of the squad and we now have little question she is going to reveal that in her rehabilitation and restoration from this setback. We’re proper behind Sophie in her restoration, we’ll present our full assist in any manner we are able to.”

Melbourne Renegades basic supervisor, James Rosengarten, mentioned. “Our ideas are with Sophie, and we are going to do all the pieces we are able to to assist her now and thru her restoration interval. Sophie had put in an influence of labor over the winter to return from her foot damage and has been a implausible chief for our crew this season. We all know Sophie will bounce again from this newest setback and we’ll be there along with her each step of the way in which.”

Molineux turns into the second Australia spinner in 12 months to rupture her ACL after her Australia, Victoria and Renegades team-mate Georgia Wareham suffered the identical destiny final yr.

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