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Veteran bowler James Anderson has been injured before the third test match against New Zealand. He has injured his ankle.
England has already won the 3-Test series against New Zealand and now it is trying to clean sweep the series by winning the third Test. The third and last Test match of the series will be played between the two from Thursday. Before this match, England has suffered a big setback. team’s top bowler James Anderson (james anderson) Has been injured and now the all-rounder, who has scored runs, has got a place in the team. Anderson has been ruled out of the third Test due to an ankle injury and Jamie Overton will get his chance to debut on Thursday after he is ruled out. It is still quite interesting that Jamie has reached the team after defeating his own twin brother.
Place in the team made after defeating brother
Jamie Overton has made it to the team after defeating his twin brother. Overton’s twin brother Craig was also in the squad and could have been picked in place of Anderson, but England decided to try an unexperienced player. In a match played between Surrey and Somerset in the past, Craig was injured by a bouncer from Jamie and had to be ruled out of the match due to a concussion. Overton scored the first century of his first-class cricket career in the Bob Willis Trophy 2022.
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— England Cricket (@englandcricket) June 22, 2022
Doubtful to play against India too
England captain Ben Stokes has given an update on Anderson’s injury, saying he has a swollen ankle and does not think he will be fit to play next month’s Test against India. He said that unfortunately Jimmy is not well, so Jamie Overton will debut in the third Test. The only change in the England team is the inclusion of Jamie Overton. England won both the test matches against New Zealand by 5 wickets. The third test will be played in Leeds. After this test match, the English team will start preparing for India’s challenge.