England pacer Jimmy Anderson on Tuesday was ruled out of the one-off Test against Ireland after not being able to recover from a calf injury.
The 36-year-old had suffered the injury while representing Lancashire against Durham in a county match on July 2. The MRI scan confirmed he had torn his calf, ICC reported.
Anderson was initially added in the squad for the four-day Test. However, he failed to recover and will continue to nurse the injury.
The pacer will be monitored by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) with a hope of his timely return for the upcoming Ashes, which will commence on August 1 in Edgbaston.
Jofra Archer and Mark Wood are the two fast bowlers who could not find a spot in the squad as both are suffering from a left side strain. The absence of Anderson will benefit uncapped Olly Stone, who has been named in the 11-man squad.
The only Test is scheduled to take place from July 24 to 27 at the Lord's. Following is the 11-man squad: Joe Root (c), Moeen Ali, Rory Burns, Sam Curran, Jonny Bairstow, Stuart Broad, Joe Denly, Jack Leach, Jason Roy, Olly Stone, Chris Woakes.
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