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World Cup 2019: England opener to miss next two fixtures

By Parul Raina

England opener Jason Roy has been ruled out for the next two World Cup matches for a hamstring injury.  Roy will not play against Afghanistan at Old Trafford on Tuesday this week and will miss next fixture against Sri Lanka at Headingley on Friday.

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The batsman sustained the injury during England’s eight-wicket victory over the West Indies on Saturday. After grumbling of hamstring tightness at the time, an MRI scan was done which later revealed a tear.

Team management updates on Roy’s injury

Jason Roy was back among the runs as he smashed his ninth one-day international hundred in Cardiff on Saturday.

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Parul Raina