Cricket News India – Ace English paceman Ollie Robinson is set to join the England squad after his ankle scan revealed no damage. Robinson had reportedly sustained an injury while featuring for Sussex’s County Championship game against Glamorgan. Robinson bowled eight overs for Sussex in the morning session on Day 3 after which he reported a pain in his ankle. He was then taken off the field and he did not feature for the rest of the match. Robinson was immediately rushed to perform some medical scans that gave him a major sigh of relief as they showed no damage to his injured left ankle.
The England team faced a major setback as they already have injury concerns about frontline paceman James Anderson and Jofra Archer. Losing another new-ball bowler ahead of the crucial Ashes series against Australia next month would have been a crucial loss for the hosts. Olly Stone is also injured and will be an unlikely feature for England at the Ashes. Ben Stokes who is suffering from a long-pending left knee injury may have to take up dual responsibilities in case of the unavailability of their world-class bowling attack.
ECB has issued an Official Statement Regarding Ollie Robinson Injury
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have issued an official statement regarding Robinson’s injury. ECB stated that the medical scans have reported no damage to the paceman and he will certainly join the national contingent ahead of their one-off Test match against Ireland that is scheduled to start on June 1. The Ireland Test will be conducted at the iconic Lord’s Stadium in London.
Ollie Robinson’s injury had resulted from tendon irritation and soreness in his ankle. He has been given the preliminary treatment and his injury will be carefully monitored by England’s medical team for the coming weeks. It is likely that Robinson will not feature in the one-off Test match against Ireland.
James Anderson and Mark Wood are also not going to feature against Ireland and the pioneers of the English pace bowling attack will be Stuart Broad, Chris Woakes, and Matthew Potts.
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