Cricket

Bresnan ruled out for the summer

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Tim Bresnan has been ruled out for the remainder of England's international cricket calendar this summer through injury.

The England and Wales cricket board have revealed that the pace bowler will undergo an operation after sustaining a stress fracture in his lower back.

The ECB said in a statement: "Bresnan will begin a recovery and rehabilitation programme and a date for his return to cricket will be determined in due course."

Bresnan has been involved in the last three Ashes test matches, but will not feature in the next week's finale at the Kia Oval as England look to secure a 4-0 victory.

The 28-year old has proved to be a vital member of England's series winning side, chipping in with 10 wickets and averaging 25 with the bat in the three test's the Yorkshireman has been involved in.

Chris Tremlett is now favourite to replace Bresnan, and is looking to make his first appearance in this summer’s series despite being named in the majority of the match squads. 

England's Kevin Pietersen remains the side's only other injury concern; the batsman underwent a scan on his right knee earlier this week but has been given the all clear for the fifth Ashes test against Darren Lehmann's side, beginning on 21 August.

 

Write for GiveMeSport! Sign-up to the GMS Writing Academy here: http://gms.to/130seMa

DISCLAIMER: This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeFootball Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeFootball.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeFootball.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
The Ashes
Cricket
England cricket

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again