England endure Livingstone damage scare earlier than T20 World Cup opener

England endure Livingstone damage scare earlier than T20 World Cup opener


ABU DHABI (Reuters) –England all-rounder Liam Livingstone suffered a finger damage in Monday’s warm-up match towards India forward of the Twenty20 World Cup, elevating doubts over his availability for his or her opening sport this weekend.

Livingstone left the sphere with the little finger on his left hand swollen after he dropped a catch at deep midwicket throughout England’s seven-wicket defeat by India.

Livingstone was named in coach Chris Silverwood’s squad for the World Cup as a substitute for Ben Stokes, who had taken an indefinite break from cricket to deal with his psychological well being whereas additionally recovering from a second operation on a damaged finger.

England face New Zealand of their remaining warm-up match on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi earlier than beginning their World Cup marketing campaign towards defending champions West Indies in Dubai on Saturday.

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