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Roy injury scare for England

23rd April 2019, 16:15 by Nick Harris

England have been given an injury scare as Jason Roy has suffered a back spasm.

The Surrey batsman has suffered already with injury problems this season and missed some county championship action with a hamstring problem earlier in the campaign.

The latest problem is a back spasm which saw him leave the field for Surrey in their Royal London Cup game against Essex on Tuesday.

England will be watching anxiously as they prepare to meet up in Cardiff ahead of the home series against Pakistan, which in itself is a warm up for the World Cup, starting next month.

Meanwhile Alex Hales, who had been included in England's preliminary World Cup 15, is taking an indefinite break from cricket due to 'personal reasons'.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Nick Harris is a long-standing journalist who specialises in football and rugby league. An avid golfer, Nick also follows the major boxing fights closely.

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