England’s James Anderson says he’ll ‘undoubtedly’ be prepared for Ashes opener

England quick bowler James Anderson says he has recovered from a groin harm and shall be match for the primary Ashes check towards Australia subsequent month.

England’s main bowler in exams with 685 wickets, Anderson suffered the harm taking part in for Lancashire final week. He’s unlikely to play within the one-off check towards Eire earlier than the Ashes after the uncapped Josh Tongue was added to the squad.

“Sure, undoubtedly,” Anderson, 40, advised the Telegraph newspaper on Wednesday when requested if he could be match for the opener towards Australia at Edgbaston on June 16.

“I’ve no points operating and bowling once more and simply retaining my fingers crossed I can stick with it going as I’ve been and shall be prepared for the Ashes.

“The thought is to try to step it up right here at Lancashire over the subsequent couple of days after which meet up with England on Sunday and see the place I get to. I’m within the squad for the Eire check however we’ve got to make a name on that nearer to the time.”

Anderson’s availability is essential for England, who’re already with out injured quick bowler Jofra Archer.
England misplaced 4-0 within the final Ashes sequence in Australia.

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