August 30, 2019 / 1:19 PM / 6 months ago

Cricket-England's Anderson ruled out for rest of Ashes, replaced by Overton

Aug 30 (Reuters) - England fast bowler James Anderson has been ruled out of the rest of the Ashes series against Australia due to a niggling calf injury, the country’s cricket board announced on Friday.

Somerset seamer Craig Overton has been added to the 13-man squad for the fourth Ashes test at Old Trafford that begins on Sept. 4.

The series is tied 1-1.

Squad: Joe Root (captain), Jonny Bairstow (wicketkeeper), Jason Roy, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Joe Denly, Stuart Broad, Sam Curran, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Jofra Archer, Jack Leach, Craig Overton (Reporting by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru Editing by Christian Radnedge)

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