ENG vs IND: Mark Wooden obtained injured through the second Check in opposition to India at Lord’s.© Twitter
Mark Wooden has been dominated out of this week’s third Check with India dealing a blow to the hosts’ hopes of levelling the five-match sequence which the vacationers lead 1-0. The 31-year-old has a jarred proper shoulder, a results of diving headlong into an promoting hoarding when saving a boundary on the fourth night of the second Check at Lord’s. Although he bowled at speeds in extra of 93 mph (150 kph) on the final day of the second Check, which England misplaced, he has been judged not match to take his place within the beginning line-up for the sport at Headingley, which will get underway on Wednesday.
“Mark Wooden has been dominated out of the third Check in opposition to India with a jarred proper shoulder,” learn an England and Wales Cricket Board assertion on Monday.
“Wooden sustained the harm on the fourth day of the second Check at Lord’s and won’t be match to play at Headingley beginning on Wednesday.
“He’ll stay with the squad in Leeds and can proceed his rehab with the England medical group.
“The 31-year-old shall be assessed on the finish of this Check match.”
The Durham paceman, whose profession has been blighted by accidents, provides to the rising record of unavailable England seam bowlers.
Stuart Broad, Jofra Archer, Olly Stone and Chris Woakes are out on account of harm while all-rounder Ben Stokes is unavailable owing to a psychological well being break.
Many felt Wooden ought to have taken larger care within the discipline.
“It was insanity,” stated former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott in his column for Britain’s Every day Telegraph.
“Fashionable-day cricketers all dive athletically to avoid wasting runs and the trouble is commendable, however it’s not well worth the danger of harm to a number one bowler.”
England go into the take a look at in opposition to Virat Kohli’s group bidding not solely to degree the sequence however finish a run of seven Exams with out a victory.
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