England’s Matt Parkinson ruled out of Ireland ODI series

The 23-year-old leg-spinner sustained an ankle injury during fielding practice on Monday.

Matt Parkinson (right, seen here with coach Jeetan Patel during a nets session in Napier, New Zealand, in November, 2019) has played two ODIs and two T20Is for England in his career.   -  Getty Images

England leg-spinner Matt Parkinson will miss the One-Day International series against Ireland with an ankle injury, the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Tuesday.

Parkinson sustained the injury during fielding practice on Monday and has been ruled out of the three ODIs from 30 July to 4 August in Southampton.

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The 23-year-old Lancashire bowler made his international debut against South Africa in February, featuring in games at Cape Town and Durban.

Earlier, the ECB confirmed all-rounder Moeen Ali as Eoin Morgan’s vice-captain for the Ireland series which takes place behind closed doors in a bio-secure bubble at the Ageas Bowl.

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