Injured Woakes ruled out of remaining ODIs against Australia

Johannesburg, Sept.10 (ANI): England all-rounder Chris Woakes, who has been suffering from a thigh injury, has been ruled out of the remaining one-day internationals of the five-match series against Australia.

Confirming the news, England Cricket posted on Twitter, “Chris Woakes has been ruled out of the final two Royal London ODIs against Australia with a right thigh injury.”

The board added that Woakes is expected to be available for selection for the Test series against Pakistan.

Left-arm seamer Reece Topley or David Willey will be Woakes’ probable replacements for the last two ODIs,Sport24 reported.

The hosts are now 1-2 in the series after claiming a 93-run victory over Australia in the third ODI at Old Trafford in Manchester.

The two sides will lock horns in the fourth ODI at Headingley on September 11. (ANI)

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