Ashes 2019: James Anderson steps up recovery from injury ahead of fourth Test

first_imgAshes 2019: James Anderson steps up recovery from injury ahead of fourth TestIf James Anderson, who is recuperating from a calf injury, comes through the four-day match at Chester unscathed he is expected to reclaim his spot in the England side for the fourth Test at Old Trafford starting on Sept. 4.advertisement Reuters ManchesterAugust 28, 2019UPDATED: August 28, 2019 11:03 IST James Anderson has picked up a calf injury during the first Ashes Test against Australia. (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSJames Anderson featured for Lancashire second XI ahead of fourth Ashes TestAnderson is recuperating from a calf injury that ruled him out of second and third Ashes TestThe English pacer picked up a calf injury during first Ashes TestJames Anderson bowled 20 overs for Lancashire second XI on Tuesday as he took another step towards proving his fitness for the fourth Ashes test against Australia.England’s leading wicket-taker, who is recuperating from a right calf injury, claimed 1-38 against Durham second XI at Chester on Tuesday.The 37-year-old aggravated his calf injury in the Ashes opener at Edgbaston and missed the following two tests.As part of his rehabilitation programme, Anderson featured for Lancashire’s second XI against Leicestershire’s second string last week, picking up two wickets.If Anderson comes through the four-day match at Chester unscathed he is expected to reclaim his spot in the England side for the fourth test at Old Trafford starting on Sept. 4.England pulled off a dramatic one-wicket win at Headingley to level the series at 1-1. Holders Australia will retain the Ashes if they win either of the final two tests.Also Read | James Anderson left out as England name unchanged squad for 3rd Ashes TestAlso Read | Ashes 2019: Tim Paine, Justin Langer admit Australia’s DRS failure after Leeds defeatAlso SeeFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Tags :Follow Ashes 2019Follow James AndersonFollow Ashes fourth Test Nextlast_img read more

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