Sick leaching from England returns home from South Africa

PORT ELIZABETH: England's left arm roulette Jack leach is to return home from South Africa after not recovering completely from the disease, the English tour administration announced Tuesday.

According to a statement, Leach has not been able to reach the expected levels of physical fitness to be considered for selection.

He will leave the tour on Thursday.

The medical team in England, in consultation with Leach, decided that it would be better for him to go home to recover completely.

Due to an illness, Leach has not played in a match since arriving in South Africa last month.

It has been an unfortunate moment for Jack with illness and since the Test series in New Zealand six weeks ago he couldn't get 100 percent fit, said England head coach Chris Silverwood .

The third of the four tests against South Africa begins at St George's Park on Thursday.

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