BBC – England batsman Joe Root is fit to play in Sunday’s first one-day international against Australia in Melbourne after recovering from a viral illness.

Summary

  • England batsman Joe Root is fit to play in Sunday’s first one-day international against Australia in Melbourne after recovering from a viral illness.
  • The 27-year-old Test captain, who was taken to hospital with gastroenteritis on the final day of the fifth Test in Sydney, missed Thursday’s warm-up win over a Cricket Australia XI.
  • Limited overs captain Eoin Morgan said: “Joe should be fit to play.


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