England’s Danny Briggs out of winter tour with sprained ankle

England spinner Danny Briggs has been ruled out for the rest of their winter tour with a sprained ankle.

The Hampshire left-armer, 21, suffered the injury during a fitness session.

He will miss Sunday’s fifth and final one-day international against India – the hosts lead the series 3-1 – as well as the Twenty20 series in New Zealand.

Yorkshire batsman and part-time spin bowler Joe Root will replace him in the squad to face New Zealand, the England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed. Read more
Courtesy : www.bbc.co.uk

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