Buttler call-up for England

Buttler - England call-up
Buttler - England call-up
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England have called up uncapped Jos Buttler as cover for Lancashire wicketkeeper Matt Prior, who has a minor thigh injury but still hopes to play in the first Investec Test.

Prior hurt himself in training on Monday, but was set to take a full part in practice on the eve of Wednesday’s First Test of five against India at Trent Bridge.

The England and Wales Cricket Board tweeted: “Jos Buttler called into the England squad as cover for Matt Prior, who experienced some mild tightness in his right thigh yesterday.

“He will continue to be assessed during training before a decision is made about his fitness for the First Investec Test.”