Thursday, 22 August 2019

England’s Olly Stone out of Windies tour

LONDON:- England fast bowler Olly Stone has been ruled out of the upcoming tour of West Indies with a back injury and will return home, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said. Stone had a scan on Wednesday and was not selected for England’s first warm-up match against Cricket West Indies President’s XI in Barbados.

He will play no part in the three-test series that starts on Jan. 23. “A scan has revealed that Olly Stone has sustained a bone stress injury to his lower back and he will return home.

Stone previously spent just over a year out after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee while celebrating the wicket of Moeen Ali while playing for Northamptonshire.

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