England batsman Zak Crawley is a doubt for the first Test against India from Friday after injuring his right wrist, while Ollie Pope has been added to the squad after fully recovering from a dislocated shoulder. Kent batsman Crawley sat out Wednesday’s training session after slipping outside the dressing room on Tuesday, with England waiting on the results of scans.
“Zak Crawley did not train today [Wednesday] at England’s practice session in Chennai. He slipped outside the dressing room yesterday [Tuesday] and has injured his right wrist.” An ECB statement read. “We are waiting on the results of scans and will know more tomorrow [Thursday], ahead of our final practice. There is nothing further to add at this stage.”
England squad for first India Test: Joe Root (captain), Jofra Archer, Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Dom Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Zak Crawley, Ben Foakes, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope Dom Sibley, Ben Stokes, Olly Stone, Chris Woakes