Morgan to miss rest of series

Middlesex and England batsman Eoin Morgan has been ruled out of the remainder of the NatWest Series with a shoulder complaint.

Morgan first suffered the injury during England’s Ashes tour of Australia earlier this year and the problem flared up after the recent Twenty20 match against India at Old Trafford.

England chief medical officer Dr Nick Peirce said: “Eoin has been managing the injury until now with a conservative program. Unfortunately there has been an acute flare in his pain which has not responded to treatment.

“This is a chronic injury and predominantly effects Eoin’s diving and throwing. He now requires a progression in his treatment and will undertake further specialist assessment in the next week before a decision on his forthcoming treatment will be determined.”