England’s Wood and Robinson fitness issues give cause for concern

  • Bowling pair temporarily withdrawn from warm-up
  • Series against West Indies starts next Tuesday

The shadows of James Anderson and Stuart Broad loomed large over the third morning of England’s Test warmup for the West Indies series after Mark Wood and Ollie Robinson were temporarily withdrawn from the match because of fitness concerns.

With only five days to go before the series opener, the tourists were forced to continue their only practice game in Antigua without two members of the first-choice XI. Having controversially omitted Anderson and Broad, the two leading wicket-takers in England’s Test history, injury worries in the bowling ranks were the last thing the tourists will have wanted.

Continue reading…Bowling pair temporarily withdrawn from warm-up Series against West Indies starts next TuesdayThe shadows of James Anderson and Stuart Broad loomed large over the third morning of England’s Test warmup for the West Indies series after Mark Wood and Ollie Robinson were temporarily withdrawn from the match because of fitness concerns.With only five days to go before the series opener, the tourists were forced to continue their only practice game in Antigua without two members of the first-choice XI. Having controversially omitted Anderson and Broad, the two leading wicket-takers in England’s Test history, injury worries in the bowling ranks were the last thing the tourists will have wanted. Continue reading…[#item_full_content]

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