12:37 PM GMTESPNcricinfo staffFacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintMark Wood’s injury-plagued career has suffered another massive setback, with the news that he will miss England’s Test tour of Sri Lanka after the re-occurrence of a left side strain.Wood was England’s stand-out seamer on the recent tour of South Africa, claiming 12 wickets in his two appearances at Port Elizabeth and Johannesburg. He was named Man of the Match for his career-best haul of 9 for 100 in England’s 191-run victory in the latter, which came in bursts of raw speed that consistently topped 90mph.However, Wood came into the tour having not played competitively since sustaining another side strain during England’s World Cup final victory over New Zealand at Lord’s in July, and he might not even have featured at the Wanderers had it not been for Jofra Archer pulling out on the morning of the fourth Test with what was later diagnosed as a fractured elbow.According to the ECB, Wood sustained this latest injury at the end of the South Africa tour – he also featured in the three-match T20I series, having rested during the ODIs – and after undergoing several scans in London, a small tear to his left side was confirmed.He has… Read full this story
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