Jimmy Anderson gives England injury scare after suffering mild groin strain

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  • Lancashire confirm injury was sustained against Somerset
  • Assessments suggest Anderson is likely to recover for Ashes

A month before the start of the Ashes and a little over a fortnight before England face Ireland in their first Test of the summer, Jimmy Anderson has joined a disconcertingly expanding list of injury doubts after a scan confirmed that he had suffered a mild strain to his right groin during Lancashire’s County Championship draw with Somerset.

The injury was significant enough to keep the 40-year-old off the pitch for the final three days of the game, after he had bowled 14 overs in the first. He had a scan on Saturday night, with the news representing a downbeat conclusion to a week in which Jofra Archer was recalled from the IPL because of continued issues with his right elbow and Olly Stone was ruled out for up to six weeks with a hamstring injury.

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Written by Simon Burnton
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2023/may/14/jimmy-anderson-gives-england-injury-scare-after-suffering-mild-groin-strain under the title “Jimmy Anderson gives England injury scare after suffering mild groin strain”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.