James Anderson Suffered a Groin Injury Uncertain for Ashes 2023

James Anderson Suffered a Groin Injury Uncertain for Ashes 2023

The Ashes are approximately one month away. Prior to that, England suffered a significant setback. James Anderson suffered a groin injury while participating in the County Championship for Lancashire due to which he is uncertain for the upcoming Ashes series 2023.

On the first day of the match against Somerset at Old Trafford on May 11, James Anderson bowled 14 overs and claimed two wickets for 16 runs. The pacemaker did not compete in the following day’s race. Sunday, May 14th, after the match, the ECB announced the cause for Anderson’s absence. The statement indicated that the right pelvis was slightly tense.

England will play a Test match against Ireland prior to the Ashes. Although the team is anticipated to be announced the following week, the English Cricket Board has stated that the announcement will be delayed until Anderson’s condition has been evaluated.

After the Test match against Ireland, the first Ashes match will begin on the 16th of the following month. In the interim, Anderson should be recovering. Anderson was declared out of the entire 2019 home Ashes series after suffering a hamstring injury in the first innings of the first Test.

In the meantime, Anderson is not the only English bowler enduring injuries ahead of the hectic summer season. His colleagues on the national team, Jofra Archer, and in the league, Ollie Stone and Brydon Curse, are injured.

The coach of Lancashire, Glenn Chappell, believes Anderson will be healthy for the beginning of the Ashes. Moreover, he can play for England beginning with the first Ashes. Anderson participated in three Ashes matches in 2020-21.



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