West Indies tour of England 2020: Sam Curran down with illness; self-isolating at Ageas Bowl

Sam Curran down with illness: The English all-rounder is unlikely to take additional half within the ongoing observe match in Southampton.

England all-rounder Sam Curran didn’t participate within the second day of the continuing observe match between Group Buttler and Group Stokes on the Ageas Bowl in Southampton after falling sick and complaining of diarrhoea.

Curran, 22, was batting on 15* (25) alongside captain Jos Buttler at Stumps on Day 1. It’s mentioned that it was the identical night time that he fell unwell and subsequently wasn’t allowed to participate on Day 2.


Curran, who had earlier examined unfavourable for COVID-19 a lot all different English gamers, underwent one other Check round lunch time yesterday. The experiences concerning the identical are anticipated to reach in the present day.

Sam Curran down with illness

England Cricket Board has issued an announcement on the southpaw saying that he received’t take any additional half within the match and that he has been self-isolating from his room on the Ageas Bowl.

“England all-rounder Sam Curran has had illness and diarrhoea in a single day. He’s feeling higher this afternoon, and has been self-isolating in his room on the Ageas Bowl. He’ll play no additional half within the observe match. He has been monitored by the workforce physician all through and was examined for COVID-19 earlier in the present day,” learn ECB’s assertion.


Curran, who made his Check debut in opposition to Pakistan in 2018, final performed a Check in the course of the tour of South Africa earlier this yr. In 17 Checks, Curran has picked 37 wickets and scored 711 runs together with three half-centuries.

The Surrey participant was anticipated to compete among the many likes of James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Chris Woakes, Jofra Archer and Mark Wooden for a spot within the Taking part in XI for the primary Check in opposition to West Indies ranging from July 8.


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