Olly Stone Skillfully Analysis For The Lower Back Stiffness > Cricket News, cricinfo, mobilecric, cricbuzz, livescore and more

Cricket news - Olly Stone sent for scan for lower back stiffness

Olly Stone was selected for the West Indies tour to provide captain Joe Root with an express pace option

England was almost sent bowler Olly stone has for a scan after complaining of lower back stiffness since his arrival in the West Indies last week.

Bare stone was not selected for the first two-day warm-up match against a President's XI in the Three W's Oval in Barbados because of the complaint, but it was hoped he could be included in the second practice match starting on Thursday. However, a sign of alarm that the issue is not settled and England have decided to send you for a scan.

To offer although the 25-year-old selected for the tour captain Joe Root with express-pace option - he is one of the fastest bowlers in England - it was unlikely that stone would have made England's final XI for the first Test at the Kensignton Oval in the next week, with Sam Curran in pole position to partner James Anderson and Stuart Broad. This violation, however, set in stone, the participation in the rest of the tour is in doubt.

It is a setback for the Warwickshire man, after he finally got the games for his County last season after a serious knee injury that ruled him out of most 2017. Stone, an average of 12 with the ball in championship cricket last year, a return, the notice to him, of England, and led to his call-up for the Sri Lanka tour before Christmas, on which he made his ODI debut.

Live Home Series
Player Schedule
Points Table Cricket Rankings
Cricket Clothing Cricket Equipment
Cricinfo Apps Download