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Eoin Morgan hopes to be fit for Australia series

Eoin Morgan hopes to be fit for Australia series Eoin Morgan hopes to be fit for Australia series
Betsy Taylor | 02 June, 2018, 04:42

England squad v Scotland: EJG Morgan (Captain), MM Ali, JM Bairstow, SW Billings (wkt), AD Hales, LE Plunkett, AU Rashid, JE Root, JJ Roy, BA Stokes, DJ Willey, CR Woakes, MA Wood.

Surrey's 19-year-old all-rounder Sam Curran along with England fast bowler Tymal Mills have also been added to the World XI squad.

"I have a small fracture in the ring finger of my right hand", Morgan told Press Association Sport.

Press Association Sport understands the problem will sideline him for seven to 10 days and Morgan himself is confident he will be fit to feature in England's one-day global against Scotland at Edinburgh on June 10.

While the injury is not serious, Morgan is set to be out of action for a week. "It's not a huge concern, it's one that hopefully we can manage after a week when the swelling goes down", he said.

Morgan's national teammate Sam Billings will replace him in the squad.


England face Scotland in Edinburgh on June 10, before a five-match series with Australia.

The revised roster - which also includes Shoaib Malik - is as follows: Shahid Afridi (Captain), Tamim Iqbal, Shoaib Malik, Mohammed Shami, Luke Ronchi, Sam Billings, Dinesh Karthik, Thisara Perera, Rashid Khan, Mitchell McClenaghan, Sandeep Lamichhane, Adil Rashid, Tymal Mills, Sam Curran. The match is being organized to raise funds for stadia in the Caribbean that were badly damaged following Hurricanes Irma and Maria a year ago, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said in a statement.

Good news for Shahid Afridi fans!

The former Ireland batsman was included in England squads for both the Scotland match and the Australia series announced Wednesday despite suffering a finger injury fielding for county side Middlesex during a One-Day Cup match against Somerset on Sunday.

World XI coach and stand-in as director of England cricket Andy Flower was not too anxious about Morgan's injury and hoped that he will recover in about a weeks' time.

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