Blow for England as Finn heads home

NULL

England have called up seamer Chris Jordan to replace pace bowler Steven Finn, who’s been ruled out of the series with Pakistan here in the UAE. Finn has a stress injury in his left foot and will return to the UK for treatment. He claimed 4-16 in the second tour match against Pakistan A before being ruled out of the current series opener in Abu Dhabi. "Gutted to be heading home from this UAE tour," he tweeted. Jordan, meanwhile, has taken 21 wickets from eight Tests, the most recent of which was the defeat by West Indies in Barbados in May.

More from Sports News

On Virgin Radio today

  • The Kris Fade Show

    6:00am - 10:00am

    Kris, Priti and Rossi host the UAE's biggest radio show. It's full of fun, laughs and it's Where The Stars Live.

  • Virgin Radio's Ad Free 104

    10:00am - Noon

    Eddie is sending out the commercials and playing 104 minutes of non-stop hits.

Trending on Virgin Radio

  • ARN News Centre

    Get the latest UAE and world news from our award winning team of journalists. The ARN News Centre is the country's most trusted source of information.

  • Regional Artist Spotlight Podcast

    Hear Maz & James chatting to the featured artists every month with Flash Entertainment.

  • Ed Sheeran - UAE EXCLUSIVE

    Latest album, what happened with BTS, raising a baby girl, eye surgery, and more!

  • Middle East Hot 30

    Every weekend Kris Fade plays the biggest tracks in the Middle East. Check out this weeks chart...