David Willey ruled out of Pakistan ODI series due to finger injury- David Willey a 26 year left-armer, old all-rounder ruled out of the Five-match One Day International Series. On the Natwest T-20 Blast Finals Day at Edgbaston, on Saturday, David Willey hit his own left hand causing injury while fielding the ball from Mark Stoneman in the semifinals against Durham. The injury has caused David to be replaced by Jake Ball,the Nott’s seamer in the England team which will be heading against Pakistan.
An X-ray, on Sunday, has not excluded a significant injury,” was the statement put by ECB. Further the ECB mentioned about the report to be reviewed today followed by the consultancy once the further scanning and procedures take place. An X-ray yesterday on his left hand, his bowling hand, “has not excluded a significant injury”, is what the England and Wales Cricket Board exclaims. Till the overall and final reports are not put forth, David Willey is ruled out of the team for One Day Internationals.’Till the proper diagnosis is not been established he will not play’ says the ECB. Currently the ECB and the England squad are looking forward for David’s further scanning and diagnosis.
Even after the injury he returned to the field to complete his four-over allocation and an opening for Yorkshire’s batting but David’s injury becoming extremely painful,he couldn’t continue and he left the field.
David has given an appealing performance until now, being one of the most profound white-baller in England where he played 108 ODI’s fetching 29 wickets in the same and 11 Twenty-20 Internationals fetching 18 wickets here ,since May last year.On the other hand, Ball has earned surprise call up in limited overs from the team England.He played his first test against Pakistan at Lord’s. He made his debut well last month before he was set out from the squad.
Both the teams will showcase their squad in the first match held at Rose Bowl in Southampton on 24 August, Wednesday and its penultimate encounter on September 1.