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Mark Wood

27-Year-Old Bowler     England


STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Ankle    EST. RETURN:  6/1/2017
Birthdate:  January 11, 1990    Birthplace:  Ashington, England
Nationality:  England    Height:  6' 0"    

February 25, 2017    Mark Wood News

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Wood (ankle) was withdrawn from the England Lions' ODI squad against Sri Lanka A in March to focus on his rehab, ESPN Cric Info reports.

Wood hasn't played since playing a first-class match for Durham in September when he broke his ankle and went under the knife for the third time. A seamer with pace to burn, Wood could be a valuable part of the England attack, but after making his Test debut against New Zealand at Lord's in May 2015, he hasn't returned to the Test squad since October 2015 due to recurring fitness problems. At 27-years-old, he faces a pivotal period in his career where his ankle problems could prove to be the downfall of a promising career as an England international. England hopes he'll be available for the Champions Trophy at home in June if fit.

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Wood, who was ruled out of Englandís current against Bangladesh with ankle trouble, will miss the upcoming tour of India too.

Fantasy Analysis

A second round of scans has indicated that Wood had been bowling on a broken ankle in a County Championship match for Durham against Surrey at the end of the English county season. He returned to action for Durham midway through the 2016 English season after recovering from surgery for an ankle injury he sustained during Englandís tour of the UAE in late 2015. He also featured in Englandís 4-1 ODI series win over Pakistan at home. Wood is set to have his third ankle operation in the span of a year.