England captain Eoin Morgan out of India ODIs with hand damage | Cricket Information

England skipper Eoin Morgan has been dominated out of the ultimate two one-day internationals in opposition to India in Pune after splitting the webbing between his thumb and index finger in Tuesday’s opener, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) stated on Thursday.
Jos Buttler shall be captain from Friday’s second match, whereas batsman Liam Livingstone is ready to make his ODI debut.

Wicketkeeper batsman Sam Billings, who has a bruised collar bone, shall be sidelined on Friday, with a choice on his health for Sunday’s closing match to be taken sooner or later. Batsman Dawid Malan can also be accessible for choice.

Morgan got here out to bat with 4 stitches in his proper hand having break up his webbing whereas fielding on Tuesday and scored a defiant 22, as England misplaced the match by 66 runs.

He went via a fielding drill throughout coaching on the MCA Stadium in Pune on Thursday earlier than declaring himself unfit.
“I had the hand re-dressed earlier than the beginning of coaching nevertheless it shortly turned obvious that I discovered myself defending the damage and moving into the improper positions to catch the ball,” Morgan stated.
“There’s nowhere to cover on the sector in worldwide cricket nowadays, particularly in limited-over codecs, so it did not require any nice thought to make myself unavailable.
“It was a freak damage and it is extraordinarily irritating however there’s nothing I can do about it. It is now only a case of letting the reduce heal. I’ve each confidence in Jos and the remainder of the squad coping with out me.”
India batsman Shreyas Iyer can also be out of the remaining two ODIs as a consequence of a shoulder damage.

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