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01 Aug 2019, 18:14 IST
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England bowler James Anderson

James Anderson can have a scan on his calf after bowling simply 4 overs within the first session of the Ashes.

The England seamer conceded a solitary run from a probing new-ball spell at Edgbaston, because the hosts decreased Australia to 83-Three at lunch.

Nevertheless, the supply of England’s all-time main wicket-taker for the remainder of the match is in query after the ECB confirmed he’s affected by tightness in his proper calf.

Anderson injured the identical muscle on July 2 enjoying for Lancashire towards Durham, with the issue maintaining him out of motion till this week.

Stuart Broad took 2-17 and Chris Woakes 1-17 in a robust begin for England, though the choice to select Anderson forward of the of Sam Curran, Olly Stone and Jofra Archer – the seam trio omitted from the hosts’ 14-man squad – is more likely to be referred to as into query if he’s unable to return.

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