England’s Kieswetter ruled out of Twenty20s

Last Updated: Friday, January 7, 2011 - 19:06

London: Wicketkeeper Craig Kieswetter has been ruled out of England’s two Twenty20s against Australia because he needs surgery on an abscess.

The England and Wales Cricket Board says the surgery is only minor and that Kieswetter will be fit for this month’s second-string England Lions tour of the West Indies.

Batsman Michael Lumb is already in Australia to play Twenty20s for Queensland Bulls and will replace his fellow World Twenty20-squad winner against Australia.

England follows their 3-1 Ashes series win with Twenty20s in Adelaide on Wednesday and Melbourne two days later.

Bureau Report



First Published: Friday, January 7, 2011 - 00:00

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