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BCCI Staff in Nottingham 08 July 2014 - 04:53pm IST

Jos Buttler called up as cover for Matt Prior

Wicketkeeper-batsman drafted in after Prior suffers tightness in right thigh during training

On the eve of the first Test match against India, England have an injury scare. England wicketkeeper Matt Prior suffered mild tightness in his right thigh during training on Monday. Prior is struggling but still hopes to play in the first Test against India on Wednesday.

The England and Wales Cricket board said in a statement, “Jos Buttler has been called into the England squad as cover for Matt Prior, who experienced some mild tightness in his right thigh yesterday. Prior will continue to be assessed during training before a decision is made about his fitness for the 1st Investec Test.”

Buttler is yet to make his Test debut and has played 33 ODIs and 36 T20Is matches for England.

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