Joe Burns diagnosed with ‘fatigue disorder’

first_imgMelbourne: Australian Test opener Joe Burns has been diagnosed with fatigue disorder. According to a statement released by Queensland Cricket on Tuesday, Burns was diagnosed with a protracted post-infectious fatigue disorder dating back to an October 2018 viral infection.According to, Burns played the entirety of the 2018-19 domestic summer, forcing his way back into the Test team as well as playing key roles with the Queensland Bulls and Brisbane Heat, while battling fatigue and burn-out.“Joe is currently undertaking a treatment period of rest and recuperation. A definite prognosis for recovery is unavailable at present; however, it is anticipated he will be fully available for cricket in the near future,” read the statement.Meanwhile, Burns took to Twitter to thank his supporters and said, “Everything is positive and plan to have a bit of rest now before getting back into full training soon.”It is understood that Burns will not be available for selection for the Ashes series in England starting August 1. IANSAlso Read: SPORTS NEWSlast_img

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