Luke Wright Called Up As Cover For NatWest Series
Monday 3 September 2007Sussex all-rounder Luke Wright has been called up to the England squad for the remaining two NatWest series one-day internationals against India to as England look to bolster the squad following injuries to Chris Tremlett, Ravi Bopara and Andrew Flintoff.
Fast bowler Tremlett has been ruled out of the sixth match on Wednesday with a foot injury although Ryan Sidebottom joins up the squad having recovered sufficiently from a side strain.
Ravi Bopara, who injured a thumb in Sunday's defeat and Andrew Flintoff, who missed the game with an ankle problem, will have their fitness reassessed prior to Wednesday's match at The Brit Oval.
Luke Wright was named earlier this month in England's Twenty20 World Cup squad.
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