Football injury rules out Rory Burns of England off the road

CAPE CITY: England opening batter Rory Burns He will miss the rest of the series of tests in South Africa after suffering ligament damage on Thursday while playing football.

It was another blow for a squad affected by the disease, while the fast bowler Jofra Archer It is a doubt to start in Newlands due to an elbow injury.

The game was part of the warm-up training of tourists before the final practice of the team before the first Test, which begins on Friday.

A statement from the England team said Burns would return home for further treatment and evaluation as soon as possible.

Burns made 84 in the second inning of the first Test at Centurion, England's highest score in a game that lost 107 runs, while Archer's six wickets were the most in the game for the visiting team.

Zak Crawley is expected to replace Burns as Dom Sibley's opening partner on Friday.