24.com – London – Eoin Morgan hopes to make a quick return from the fractured finger that has ruled the England one-day captain out of his appearance for the Rest of the World against the West Indies.

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  • London – Eoin Morgan hopes to make a quick return from the fractured finger that has ruled the England one-day captain out of his appearance for the Rest of the World against the West Indies.
  • It is believed the problem will sideline Morgan for seven to 10 days, meaning he should be fit to play in England’s one-day international (ODI) against Scotland at Edinburgh on June 10.
  • Morgan’s county Middlesex confirmed he suffered the injury when he was fielding during the Royal London One-Day Cup match against Somerset on Sunday.
  • Andy Flower, the England and Wales Cricket Board’s stand-in director, said on the ICC’s official website: “It is not a bad crack but it is bad enough to keep him out of tomorrow’s Middlesex game and the World XI game.
  • Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi will skipper the World XI in the absence of Morgan.


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