Rediff – England paceman James Anderson has been ruled out for six weeks with a shoulder problem but aims to be fit for the Test series against India later in the summer.

Summary

  • England paceman James Anderson has been ruled out for six weeks with a shoulder problem but aims to be fit for the Test series against India later in the summer.
  • “We have five tests against India in a six-week period from 1 August, which will be an intense and challenging period for all our bowlers,” said England coach Trevor Bayliss.
  • “Therefore it’s vital that we ensure Jimmy goes into that series in the best possible condition.”
  • The Lancashire seamer played in both Tests in the drawn series against Pakistan but is not involved in England’s upcoming One-day series against Australia.
  • The first of five Tests between England and India begins on August 1 at Edgbaston.


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