England star to miss 2nd Ashes Test

Updated on: Aug 6, 2019 4:28 pm IST

  • As tension grows for the England cricket team in the past few days, Jimmy Anderson has been finally ruled out from the second Ashes Test at Lord’s. There are speculations that he might not recover from an injured right calf soon enough to play the remaining Test.

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    The team’s most experienced bowler suffered a torn muscle and pulled up lame during the series first test while bowling just initials four overs of the game. Several scans have been conducted after the doctor confirmed that Anderson will not be able to play the next week’s game.

    A statement from England and Wales Cricket Board on Tuesday, which said. “The MRI confirmed that Anderson has suffered a calf injury. As a result of the injury, he will commence a rehabilitation program working with the England and Lancashire medical teams”.

    Anderson, 37, has been experiencing the same calf injury for quite some time now thereby, has not been able to play competitive cricket. Previously he was seen playing for Lancashire in June where he was having the same problem and at that time, though he passed every fitness test, the question was already being raised.

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