Fran Jonas has been withdrawn from the New Zealand Under 19 squad after sustaining a calf injury in the lead up to yesterday’s World Cup opener against Indonesia.
Jonas had sustained a grade two soleus and gastrocnemius strain :-
An independent MRI confirmed Fran Jonas had sustained a grade two soleus strain. She had also sustained a grade one gastrocnemius strain which will require two weeks of rehabilitation.
Auckland’s Kate Irwin has been called into the squad :-
Auckland’s Kate Irwin has been called into the squad to replace Jonas. She will fly out to join the squad in South Africa today.
The two-week rehabilitation timeframe means that Jonas will still be available for WHITE FERNS selection for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup starting on February 11.