Roy will miss two World Cup games because of his hamstring injury
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced that opener Jason Roy will miss the next two World Cup games of his team because he has a torn left hamstring. He suffered the injury when he fielded during his team’s match against West Indies last Friday. Despite his injury, England won by eight wickets.
“England batsman Jason Roy, who left the field during West Indies’ innings in the ICC Cricket World Cup fixture on Friday due to left hamstring tightness, underwent an MRI scan on Saturday in London,” said the ECB in a statement. “The MRI confirmed that Roy has suffered a hamstring tear. As a result of the injury, he will be reassessed on an ongoing basis this week.”
“He is set to miss England’s next two matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup against Afghanistan (18 June) and Sri Lanka (21 June),” continued the ECB.
Meanwhile, ECB announced that team captain Eoin Morgan’s spasm had settled down and he will be monitored over the next 24 hours.
“The spasm has settled down and will be monitored over the next 24 hours aghead of England’s next match against Afghanistan tomorrow (Tuesday) at Old Trafford, Manchester,” according to ECB.
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