01 Aug 2019, 18:14 IST
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.
Replace: Jimmy Anderson has tightness to his proper calf and can have a scan this afternoon. An extra replace shall be given later at this time.
— England Cricket (@englandcricket) August 1, 2019
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