Anderson to join England squad in India

England paceman James Anderson will join the Test squad in India next week as he continues his return from a shoulder injury. Anderson, 34, missed the drawn series in Bangladesh due to a stress fracture in his right shoulder.

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Anderson is set to arrive in Rajkot on Tuesday and miss the first Test, which begins a day later.

England paceman James Anderson will join the Test squad in India next week as he continues his return from a shoulder injury.

Anderson, 34, missed the drawn series in Bangladesh due to a stress fracture in his right shoulder.

He has been sidelined since August, but was cleared to head to India after a final test on Friday.

Anderson is set to arrive in Rajkot on Tuesday and miss the first Test, which begins a day later.

But his arrival is set to be a boost for England, who are in India for a five-Test series before limited-overs matches.

Meanwhile, fellow paceman Mark Wood has started his rehabilitation following his ankle operation.

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