Wicketkeeper Sam Billings ruled out of England’s one-day international against Ireland and T20 against Pakistan with a dislocated shoulder
- Kent wicketkeeper Sam Billings dislocated his shoulder against Glamorgan
- He has now been ruled out of England’s next one-day international and T20
- England’s injury concerns now include Eoin Morgan, Jason Roy, and Joe Denly
Kent wicketkeeper Sam Billings has been ruled out of England’s one-day international against Ireland and the T20 contest against Pakistan with a dislocated left shoulder.
Billings was injured in Kent’s Royal London One-Day Cup match against Glamorgan on Thursday and is due to see a specialist later on Friday to determine the extent of the problem.
Surrey wicketkeeper Ben Foakes has been called into the England squad to replace him.
Wicketkeeper Sam Billings dislocated his shoulder playing against Glamorgan on Thursday
The Kent captain has been ruled out of England’s next one-day international and T20 games
Billings was injured in the opening over of Thursday’s match, his first appearance of the season for Kent after a stint with the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League.
Though not in England’s 15-man squad for the World Cup, the Kent captain had been in line to face both Ireland and Pakistan.
He now joins a list of injury concerns for England which also includes Eoin Morgan, Jason Roy, and Joe Denly.