Chris Woakes set for England call-up if T20 Blast injury return goes well

England are anticipated to call Chris Woakes of their squad for the fourth Test towards India at Lord’s

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England have seen a number of their seamers sidelined by injury this year, with some gamers dominated out earlier than the India sequence started and others struggling accidents throughout the sequence.

Jofra Archer has been dominated out for the remainder of the year with a recurring elbow downside, Olly Stone can also be unlikely play once more this year having been sidelined with a stress fracture and all-rounder Ben Stokes is presently taking an indefinite break from the game.

Stuart Broad suffered a calf tear in preparation for the second Test at Lord’s which has dominated him out of the remainder of the India sequence, whereas Mark Wood missed the third Test with a shoulder downside.

England are anticipated to call Chris Woakes of their squad for the fourth Test towards India at Lord’s


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Chris Woakes has additionally been scuffling with a heel injury and has not featured for England to date this summer season.

However, he’s reportedly set to be named in England’s Test squad for the fourth Test on the Oval.

Woakes has been named within the Birmingham Bears’ 14-man squad for their T20 Blast quarter-final conflict towards the Kent Spitfires and, supplied his injury doesn’t flare up, the Evening Standard report that he will likely be added to England’s Test squad.

Wicketkeeper Ben Foakes can also be closing in on a return from injury, having torn his hamstring again in May after a freak accident.

Foakes was in line to maintain wicket for England of their sequence towards New Zealand, however he slipped in his socks whereas within the dressing room on the Oval after Surrey’s drawn County Championship conflict with Middlesex.

Ben Foakes has additionally returned to coaching as he continues his recovery from a hamstring injury

He was dominated out for three months and is now again in coaching with Surrey within the hope of enjoying a component of their remaining County Championship video games.

With present England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler anticipating the beginning of his second little one subsequent month, he may miss one of many remaining Tests towards India.

However, it’s unlikely that Foakes can be deemed match sufficient to switch him, with Jonny Bairstow extra prone to take the gloves as a substitute.

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