Ollie Robinson is ready to endure a scan on a sore left ankle on Monday because the seamer grew to become the newest harm fear for England forward of a Test towards Ireland and the Ashes this summer season.
Concerns had been raised when Robinson remained off the sector as Sussex took the second new ball on day three of their LV= Insurance County Championship Division Two match towards Glamorgan at Hove.
Robinson headed for the pavilion earlier than lunch, having bowled an eight-over spell within the morning session – regardless of already feeling some discomfort on the base of his decrease leg the earlier night.
Sussex head coach Paul Farbrace revealed that they had been coordinating with England to make use of Robinson for one stint on Saturday morning earlier than withdrawing him as a preventative measure for the remainder of the day.
The former England assistant coach stated: “Ollie has a sore left ankle and he will be scanned on Monday to see how bad he is. We knew it was sore (on Friday).
“We got one spell out of him this morning and he tried his hardest. It was a long spell and he got stuck in. He knew it would be one spell and one spell only and then he was off, that was it for the day.
“It was precautionary. There was no point in making it worse. It’s walking more than the running in. He was all right running in down the slope. It’s a joint decision between the Sussex medical team and the England medical team.
“(As) much as we want him out there bowling and taking wickets it’s not fair on him to make the injury worse, so there was good conversation last night and again this morning.”
Robinson, who revealed he had a pain-killing injection in his again earlier than the beginning of the home marketing campaign, took career-best match figures of 14 for 117 for Sussex at Worcestershire this month.
The 29-year-old was included in England’s 15-strong squad to face Ireland at Lord’s from June 1-4 however is now a doubt for the one-off Test and extra troublingly for the five-match sequence towards Australia.
Jofra Archer was this week dominated out for the summer season due to a recurrence of a stress fracture in his proper elbow whereas fellow fast Olly Stone is at the moment sidelined with a hamstring downside.
James Anderson’s minor groin pressure seems set to maintain him out of the Ireland conflict in a bid to be match for the Ashes, with England captain Ben Stokes wanting at the least eight match quick bowlers to name upon, all of whom might be rotated to share the burden with 5 Tests within the house of six and a half weeks.