Injured Stokes in doubt for upcoming one-dayers

Tanya Simon
June 11, 2018

England have suffered another injury blow ahead of the one-day series against Australia with the news that Chris Woakes is a doubt with a muscle problem.

England all-rounder, Ben Stokes is in doubt for the upcoming one-day worldwide series against Australia after being diagnosed with a torn hamstring.

Stokes will also miss the first-half of the five-match series against Australia with a torn hamstring.

Woakes's replacement, Curran, comes into the squad, having played five matches at the recently concluded IPL for the Kolkata Knight Riders.

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Stokes, who was replaced in England's team for the second Test by 19-year-old all-rounder Sam Curran, was sent for a scan on Thursday afternoon that revealed the tear in his left hamstring.

England all-rounder Chris Woakes has been ruled out of the one-off ODI against Scotland due to a thigh injury.

He will not be involved against Scotland this Sunday and a decision over his participation against Australia will be determined following further fitness tests this week. The right-arm seamer will be assessed this week to check if he will be fit for the Australia series.

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