England Cricket Team sustained an injury scare when star-opener Jason Roy left the field with a hamstring injury during the match against West Indies. Meanwhile, England are currently in the fourth spot in the points table with two wins from three games.
Roy suffers hamstring injury
England skipper Eoin Morgan won the toss and opted to field to exploit the overcast conditions. Chris Woakes and Jofra Archer started well for England while Woakes got the better of Eve Lewis who has looked out of touch in this World Cup. On the other side, Chris Gayle has middled the ball and looked dangerous before Liam Plunkett removed him. Early signs of worry for West Indies who will aim to stitch a long partnership to post a good total.
However, Jason Roy’s hamstring pull is the only bad news among all the goods England have had so far in the day. The incident took place in the eight over when Roy ran towards the boundary to restrict Gayle from getting two runs. While chasing the ball, the opener felt something on his leg and immediately signalled for the physio to come in.
The physio after taking a close look decided not to risk Jason Roy in the field anymore. He immediately left the field and James Vince came into the field as his replacement. England will hope that there is nothing serious as Roy has been one of their highest run-getters so far in the tournament. So far, Roy has scored 215 runs in the World Cup including a century and a fifty. His 153-run knock against Bangladesh set the tone for England to win as suffering a surprising defeat against Pakistan.
England gives update on Roy’s injury
Meanwhile, England management has sent out an update on Jason Roy’s injury. The swashbuckling opener is currently experiencing some tightness in his left hamstring and the support staffs are assessing his injury.
An update on Jason Roy's injury from the England camp. Roy is experiencing "some tightness in his left hamstring" and is "currently being assessed."
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