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England’s Hameed faces anxious wait after injury

Haseeb Hameed hoping to be fit for the summer.

By: Sarwar Alam

England batsman Haseeb Hameed faces a nervous wait to discover the extent of the hand injury that forced him to retire hurt during his opening first-class game of the season for Lancashire. Hameed, who made a solid start to his England career during their tour of India, withdrew after facing 23 balls in Lancashire’s game with Cambridge MCCU on Sunday. The 20-year-old has been taken for a scan on his hand and will hope the damage isn’t severe enough to stop him making a strong start to the English county season. Hameed scored 219 runs in three Tests against India…

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