England quick bowler Olly Stone out for the season with again damage
England quick bowler Olly Stone will miss the remainder of the season after struggling a stress fracture of the again, workforce administration introduced Saturday.
Stone’s newest setback of an injury-blighted profession has led to the uncapped George Garton being referred to as into England’s one-day worldwide squad for the upcoming sequence towards Sri Lanka.
The 27-year-old Stone’s stress fracture was identified after he performed in final week’s eight-wicket defeat by New Zealand within the second Check at Edgbaston — his Warwickshire house floor.
Stone had suffered two earlier stress fractures in 2019 and this newest setback threatens his availability for England’s Ashes tour of Australia later within the 12 months.
Information that he would miss the remainder of the 2021 season got here as 50-over world champions England unveiled a 16-man squad for a three-match ODI sequence at house to Sri Lanka staring later this month.
“Sadly, following the second Check at Edgbaston towards New Zealand, Olly Stone has been identified with a stress fracture of his decrease again and can miss the remainder of the summer season with the damage,” mentioned England head coach Chris Silverwood in an England and Wales Cricket Board assertion.
“It’s a nice disgrace as Olly was exhibiting actual promise with the ball and would have been a part of our choice plans for this sequence,” the previous England paceman added.
England have been maintaining a tally of Sussex left-arm fast Garton for a number of seasons, with the 24-year-old having taken eight wickets in 4 home T20 Blast matches at simply 8.37 apiece thus far this time period.
Garton was referred to as into England’s second-string Lions aspect shortly after his skilled debut in 2016 after which discovered himself deployed as a web bowler throughout the 2017/18 Ashes.
“We’ve been monitoring the progress of George Garton for fairly a while,” mentioned Silverwood. “His capacity to bowl fast together with his level of distinction being a left-armer actually provides us choices on this sequence, and he deserves his likelihood at this stage.”
In the meantime, Ben Stokes is ready to return for Durham this weekend following a finger damage that meant the star all-rounder missed each Checks towards New Zealand.
Stokes was unnoticed of an ODI squad once more captained by 2019 World Cup-winning skipper Eoin Morgan, who will even lead England in three previous T20 matches towards Sri Lanka this month.
England ODI squad for Sri Lanka
Eoin Morgan (capt), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler (wkt), Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Liam Dawson, George Garton, Liam Livingstone, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wooden
Jun 29: England v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Chester-le-Road (1000 GMT)
Jul 1: England v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, The Oval (1200 GMT)
Jul 4: England v Sri Lanka, third ODI, Bristol (1000 GMT)
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