England’s fast bowler Tom Curran will replace Chris Woakes in the upcoming ODI against Scotland on 10th June. Chris Woakes is the latest to join the list of England’s injured players, which also includes Ben Stokes. Chris Woakes is suffering from tightness in his right quad.
This could be a huge blow for England as they will host Australia for 5-match ODI series and a lone T20 international, starting from 13th June. Although as per latest updates, he is only ruled out for Scotland ODI, England Cricket would be glad if their all-rounder gets fit by the time of ODI series against Australia. With Ben Stokes already ruled out of the most of ODI series against Australia, the injury of Chris Woakes has added more concerns to the English camp.
England cricket announced the news on Twitter
England Cricket took to their official Twitter account and clarified over the status of all-rounder Chris Woakes. “Chris Woakes has been ruled out of the Scotland ODI with tightness in his right quad. He is replaced in the squad by Surrey’s Tom Curran. Woakes will be assessed this week to ascertain if he’ll be fit for the Australia series.”, reads the tweet by England Cricket.
The status of Chris Woakes, however, is still unclear as the 29-year old all-rounder will undergo further fitness tests to determine his fitness for the upcoming Australia series, while Stokes has been ruled out for the first part of the tournament.
The camp of England is struggling with some injuries lately. The injury of Ben Stokes not only ruled him out of the second test against Pakistan, he is also ruled out of the ODI against Scotland and for the ODI series against Australia, starting from 13th June.
Here is the Tweet by England Cricket
Chris Woakes has been ruled out of the Scotland ODI with tightness in his right quad. He is replaced in the squad by Surrey's Tom Curran.
Woakes will be assessed this week to ascertain if he'll be fit for the Australia series. pic.twitter.com/gnBWtfwMJ7
— England Cricket (@englandcricket) June 4, 2018