Eoin Morgan ruled out of West Indies T20 fundraiser after breaking finger

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Eoin Morgan has withdrawn from the World XI’s T20 match against West Indies at Lord’s on Thursday because of a fractured ring finger on his right hand.

Morgan sustained the injury while fielding on Sunday at backward point for Middlesex against Somerset. He expects to be fit in time for England’s first one-day international against Australia on 13 June. The injury means Shahid Afridi has taken over the World XI captaincy, while Sam Billings has been called up as a replacement batsman. Sam Curran and Tymal Mills have also been added to their squad.

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Written by Andy Bull
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/may/29/eoin-morgan-misses-west-indies-t20-broken-finger under the title “Eoin Morgan ruled out of West Indies T20 fundraiser after breaking finger”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.