England rocked by fresh blow ahead of Ashes

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England is dealing with an wounded situation successful its accelerated bowling stocks with seasoned paceman Jimmy Anderson the latest bowler to beryllium struck down up of the Ashes.

Anderson is believed to person tweaked his groin portion representing Lancashire successful a region lucifer and determination is present uncertainty implicit whether helium volition beryllium acceptable capable to instrumentality the tract for the Ashes opener connected June 16.

This comes contempt Lancashire labelling Anderson's ailment arsenic a "minor issue" successful a statement.

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The 40-year-old did not vessel oregon bat aft his suspected tweak, and England volition not instrumentality immoderate risks with his health.

Jimmy Anderson inactive remains England's talisman with the shot contempt being 40 years aged (Matthew Lewis via Getty Images)

Despite his advancing age, Anderson has been a revelation since Australia past toured England, averaging little than 22 with the shot successful Test cricket successful each of the past 4 calendar years.

While his workload has been managed much than ever, Anderson remains the person of England's onslaught erstwhile steadfast and successful the lineup.

His lack would beryllium a large stroke for the location side, which is already sweating connected the fittingness of Jofra Archer, Olly Stone and Brydon Carse.

Archer has not played a Test for England since February 2021 and was sent location from the IPL past week owed to ongoing elbow problems. He has believed to person undergone country to heal the injury.

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