England have suffered a major setback before the second Test against South Africa. English team opener Rory Burns has been ruled out of the entire series. Left-handed batsman Rory Burns has been ruled out of the squad due to ankle injury. A match of the four-match Test series being played between hosts South Africa and England in which the England team suffered a defeat in 1st Test. The second Test match is to be played on 3rd January 2020.
The English team's problems have increased due to Burns' injury. Many of the team's players are getting sick in South Africa. According to reports in England media, a dozen players, including Rory Burns, are either upset due to injury, or are unable to play due to illness.
England pacer Jofra Archer is also doubtful to play in the second Test against South Africa starting today. He fielded and batted in the practice session on Wednesday but could not bowl. He bowled just six balls. His elbow is swollen. Now it remains to be seen how England, who are troubled by the injuries of the constant players, get into the second Test with Playing 11.