Stuart Broad to rest until Ashes after injury scare


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“There are no worries. If there was a Test next week I’d be fit to play.” © Getty

England pacer Stuart Broad has been urged an entire ruin from aggressive cricket to rest his bothered heel forward of England’s Ashes excursion to Australia beginning in November. This successfully regulations him out of the approaching One-Day International sequence in opposition to Windies and the rest of County Championship for Nottinghamshire, the place his crew is chasing the Division Two identify.

Broad fell down the steps within the Lord’s pavillion simply forward of the post-Lunch consultation on Day 1 of the 3rd and ultimate Test in opposition to Windies, disturbing an outdated heel injury within the procedure. Despite the scare, Broad participated in what grew to become out to be a series-winning fit for the hosts. The 31-year-old, on the other hand, admitted that the ankle harm all alongside the process the day.

“It was ridiculous,” Broad stated when requested of the injury scare. “I was just walking out with my spikes on and my back spike just slipped down a stair and I fell down it. I said to Jimmy Anderson, ‘I think I’ve hurt my ankle there’. Then it throbbed throughout the afternoon,” he added.

The precautionary scans on Broad’s injured foot published no critical harm Sky Sports reported on Wednesday (September 13), and the pacer himself remained assured of taking box within the Ashes opener in Brisbane, beginning November 23.

“There are no worries. If there was a Test next week I’d be fit to play,” Broad stated.

However, as a precautionary measure, Broad has been prescribed whole rest prior to the England squad flies out to Australia subsequent month.

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