England cricketer Zak Crawley injured his proper wrist and consequently, the top-order batsman did not prepare on Wednesday on the observe session ahead of the first Test in opposition to India. Crawley slipped outdoors the dressing room on Tuesday, injuring his wrist, and has undergone scans. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) are ready for the results of the scans in the intervening time. “Zak Crawley did not train today at England’s practice session in Chennai. He slipped outside the dressing room yesterday (Tuesday) and has injured his right wrist,” ECB stated in an official assertion.
“We are waiting on the results of scans and will know more tomorrow, ahead of our final practice. There is nothing further to add at this stage,” it added.
Earlier within the day, batsman Ollie Pope was added to the England Test. Pope has absolutely recovered from a left shoulder harm sustained in August final 12 months in opposition to Pakistan.
“The England medical team are satisfied that he is available for selection,” stated England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) in an official assertion.
“The 23-year-old has practised with the full squad over the past two days. England will have their final practice at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai tomorrow ahead of the first Test starting on Friday,” it added.
The first two video games of the four-match Test series can be performed in Chennai on the MA Chidambaram Stadium earlier than the cricketers transfer to Ahmedabad for the third and fourth Test.
The first Test can be performed from Friday, whereas the second is slated to start on February 13.
The first Test can be performed behind closed doorways whereas the second Test could have 50 per cent crowd in attendance, the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) secretary confirmed on Tuesday.
Speaking to ANI, TNCA secretary RS Ramasaamy stated that the affiliation has acquired the ultimate approval from the BCCI to permit followers to return in for the second recreation of the Test sequence.
“We will have 50 per cent crowd for the second Test,” he stated.
The Joe Root-led England squad started coaching on Tuesday on the MA Chidambaram Stadium for the upcoming first Test.
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