International Business Times – UK – England have suffered yet another setback ahead of the Ashes after Jake Ball sprained his ankle during the warm-up match on Thursday (9 November) against Cricket Australia XI.

Summary

  • England have suffered yet another setback ahead of the Ashes after Jake Ball sprained his ankle during the warm-up match on Thursday (9 November) against Cricket Australia XI.
  • While he walked off the pitch without help, he would no longer take part as his sprained ankle is set to be monitored before the extent of his injury is revealed.
  • “He [Ball] didn’t really know the extent of it [the injury], but just said it was quite sore,” England all-rounder Chris Woakes told reporters.
  • Woakes however, is not concerned with England’s growing injury list.
  • “That’s unfortunate, and he’s obviously a big loss, an international bowler with a lot of experience for us.


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