England's Chris Woakes to miss remainder of ODI series against Australia

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England all-rounder Chris Woakes will miss the last two matches of the Royal London one-day series against Australia with a thigh injury.

The Warwickshire player has featured in each of the first three games, but has yet to take a wicket.

He was ruled out on the eve of the fourth ODI at Headingley Carnegie, with England Cricket posting on Twitter: "Chris Woakes has been ruled out of the final two Royal London ODIs against Australia with a right thigh injury.


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"He is expected to be available for selection for the Test Series against Pakistan."

The 26-year-old has had a frustrating year, missing the start of the county season with a broken metatarsal sustained at the end of England's disappointing World Cup campaign.

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He then saw his comeback disrupted by a knee complaint that required keyhole surgery, effectively preventing him pushing for a place in the Ashes.

Left-armers Reece Topley and David Willey are vying to deputise for Woakes, with the latter a more like for like replacement given his superior batting.

England won the last match by 93 runs at Emirates Old Trafford to take the series score to 2-1.

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