England's Ben Stokes Out Of Scotland ODI, 'First Part' Of Australia Series

Updated: 03 June 2018 21:31 IST

Stokes suffered a left hamstring tear in the build-up to the ongoing second Test against Pakistan at Headingley and was replaced in England's side for that match by debutant paceman Sam Curran.

England
Stokes will continue his rehabilitation programme and will return to his county side Durham on Monday © AFP

England all-rounder Ben Stokes had been ruled out the one-day international against Scotland next weekend and the "first part" of the five-match series against Australia with a torn hamstring, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced Sunday. Stokes suffered a left hamstring tear in the build-up to the ongoing second Test against Pakistan at Headingley and was replaced in England's side for that match by debutant paceman Sam Curran. "England all-rounder Ben Stokes will miss the ODI against Scotland in Edinburgh and will be unavailable for the first part of the five-match Royal London ODI series against Australia as he recovers from a left hamstring tear," said an ECB statement.

It added the 26-year-old will be "assessed later this week", saying Stokes will "continue his rehabilitation programme and will return to his county side Durham on Monday".

Middlesex batsman Dawid Malan has been drafted into the squad for the Scotland game in Edinburgh on June 10. 

Meanwhile Kent batsman Sam Billings has been called into the squad for the series against Australia, which sees England, top of the International Cricket Council's ODI rankings, taking on the reigning 50-over world champions.

That campaign gets underway at The Oval on June 13.

Comments
Topics mentioned in this article England England Cricket Team Australia Australia Cricket Team Benjamin Andrew Stokes Ben Stokes Cricket
Highlights
  • Ben Stokes had been ruled out the one-day international against Scotland
  • Dawid Malan has been drafted into the squad for the Scotland game
  • Sam Billings has been called into the squad for Australia series
Related Articles
New Zealand vs England: Ben Stokes, Joe Denly Take England To 241/4 On Day 1 Against New Zealand
New Zealand vs England: Ben Stokes, Joe Denly Take England To 241/4 On Day 1 Against New Zealand
IPL Teams Rajasthan Royals, SunRisers Hyderabad Engage In Twitter Banter Over Ben Stokes
IPL Teams Rajasthan Royals, SunRisers Hyderabad Engage In Twitter Banter Over Ben Stokes' New Book
Ben Stokes Using David Warner
Ben Stokes Using David Warner's Name To "Spike Book Sales", Claims Tim Paine
Ben Stokes Reveals Why He Was Not In Favour Of Having Alex Hales In England
Ben Stokes Reveals Why He Was Not In Favour Of Having Alex Hales In England's World Cup 2019 Squad
Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes' Wife Dismisses Report Claiming The England All-Rounder Choked Her
Advertisement