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Morgan set for World Cup opener despite fracture

24th May 2019, 18:37 by Gareth Freeman

Captain Eoin Morgan has sustained a fractured finger but should be fit for England's World Cup opener.

Morgan took a knock to his left index finger during catching drills on Friday and an X-ray has since revealed a small flake fracture.

The England skipper will miss a warm-up match against Australia in Southampton on Saturday but he is expected to recover in time for the start of the World Cup.

Hosts England, who are the pre-tournament favourites, open their World Cup campaign against South Africa at The Oval on May 30.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Gareth Freeman is an experienced journalist who can offer in-depth knowledge on a host of sports, especially football, tennis, snooker and basketball.

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