Lanning struggled with a shoulder damage during a new World Cup in England and subsequently missed dual games during a tellurian event.
CA Team physiotherapist, Kate Mahony said: “Meg has been handling a right shoulder damage and following a new World Cup, it became apparent that she would need surgery.
“Meg underwent medicine progressing this week and we design that she will need a prolonged reconstruction duration of 6-8 months, statute her out of a arriving Ashes Series.
“We will continue to guard her progress, with lapse to play timelines to turn clearer once she has commenced rehabilitation,” pronounced Mahony.
Lanning said: Whilst it’s really unsatisfactory to be taken for a Ashes, I’m looking brazen to removing stranded into my reconstruction and returning to cricket as shortly as possible.
“It’s an impossibly special arise for any cricketer to be a partial of and we wish a group all a best as they set out to keep a Ashes.”
The National Selection Panel (NSP) will find Board publicity for a deputy captain for Lanning forward of a Ashes series.