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Australian Cricketer Diagnosed With 'Fatigue Disorder'

Wednesday 5 June 2019




Joe Burns
Joe Burns

Burns diagnosed with 'fatigue disorder

Incumbent Test opener and Ashes hopeful left Lancashire stint after experiencing symptoms of fatigue and burn-out

By Dave Middleton
4 June 2019
© 2019 Cricket Australia. All rights reserved.

Joe Burns hopes to be available for cricket "in the near future" after it was revealed he has been battling a form of chronic fatigue syndrome for the past eight months.

Queensland Cricket today revealed the diagnosis of a protracted post-infectious fatigue disorder dating back to a viral infection that first afflicted him in October 2018.

His return to cricket remains unclear and hopes of featuring in this winter's Ashes Test series now a secondary consideration behind regaining full fitness.

Burns took to social media to thank supporters, writing: "Good to get a diagnosis and know what was going on."


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