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SportAshes 2019: Injured Stone ruled out of Lord's Test

16:06  07 august  2019
16:06  07 august  2019 Source:   performgroup.com

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England fast bowler James Anderson has been ruled out of the second Ashes Test due to a calf injury , the country's cricket board (ECB) said on He has now been ruled out of the next match, which starts at Lord ' s on August 14. The ECB said Anderson underwent an MRI scan this week and

The 2019 Ashes Series (officially the Specsavers Ashes Series for sponsorship reasons) is a series of Test cricket matches being played between England and Australia for The Ashes .

Ashes 2019: Injured Stone ruled out of Lord's Test © Getty Images England paceman Olly Stone

Luckless England paceman Olly Stone has been ruled out of the second Ashes Test due to a re-occurrence of a back injury.

Stone impressed with the ball on his Test debut against Ireland last month but missed out on a place in the side to face Australia in the Ashes opener at Edgbaston.

The 25-year-old quick flew home from England's tour of the West Indies earlier this year due to a bone stress injury to his lower back and has suffered another setback.

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Ashes 2019: Injured Stone ruled out of Lord's Test

Warwickshire revealed the paceman will be out for two weeks due to another lower back issue on his left side, which he sustained in training at Edgbaston on Tuesday.

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FILE PHOTO: Cricket - Ashes 2019 - First Test - England v Australia - Edgbaston, Birmingham, Britain - August 1, 2019 England's James Anderson reacts Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine He has now been ruled out of the next match, which starts at Lord ’ s on Aug.

James Anderson has been ruled out of the second Ashes Test , with England not certain when he Scans have now confirmed he has no chance of taking part in next week's game at Lord ' s , with The veteran had not played competitive cricket for a month leading into the match after injuring the same

Sport director Paul Farbrace said: "It's really disappointing for Olly that he's been ruled out of action for such an important two weeks of cricket because of a reoccurrence of his back injury.

"At the moment there's a bit of inflammation, but he will undergo a scan later this afternoon [Wednesday] so that we know the full course of treatment that he can undertake with the club's medical team and with the support of the ECB.

Ashes 2019: Injured Stone ruled out of Lord's Test © Reuters Cricket - Test Match - England v Ireland - Lord's Cricket Ground, London, Britain - July 24, 2019 England's Olly Stone reacts Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

"In the meantime, he needs to rest up before he can get his body strong again and ready to deal with the demands of being a fast bowler."

Jofra Archer is set to make his Test debut at Lord's next week after James Anderson suffered a recurrence of a calf injury on day one of England's defeat in Birmingham.

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