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ICC World Cup 2019: England opening batsman ruled out of Australia game

By Parul Raina

England opening batsman Jason Roy has been ruled out of Australia tie. Roy sustained injury while fielding in the match against West Indies in Southampton on June 14. England Team had a hope that he would be fit to return to the game before the end of the group stages.

Roy’s absence has been ardently felt by the England Team. He has passed 50 five times in his six most recent ODI innings, 100 three times in his eight most recent, and has recorded the second-highest score in the World Cup to date.

Roy to undergo the second scan

The England medical team are eager to gain a better picture of how Roy is recovering from his injury and for how long he may be unavailable to play, there is a possibility the injury results will end Roy’s involvement in the World Cup.

Roy misses training sessions

Jason Roy did not attend training sessions with the rest of the squad on Sunday and might not be available for selection for Tuesday’s match against Australia at Lord’s. Trevor Bayliss,

The England coach, has confirmed ”no chances will be taken with Roy’s fitness and he will not be recalled until he has had a chance to prove his fitness” he said. Roy also skipped the start match of the season after going through a hamstring injury during the ODI series in the Caribbean.

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