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England call up Craig Overton and Dom Bess as cover for South Africa Test

Britain have called up the Somerset bowlers Craig Overton and Dom Bess as spread before the main Test against South Africa, as ailment keeps on throwing a shadow over their arrangements.

Stuart Broad, Jofra Archer and Jack Leach missed the principal warm-up match of the visit inferable from the bug that has laid them low with influenza like manifestations for a few days and were additionally missing from the beginning the opening day of the three-day coordinate against South Africa A that began on Friday.With up to three different players likewise sickly, England had effectively campaigned Cricket South Africa to downsize the installation's top notch status – which means the unwell trio can in any case have some influence if their conditions improve throughout the end of the week.

The issue stays a significant worry for England, with the key seamers Broad and Archer in danger of heading into the Boxing Day Test at Centurion with insignificant matchOverton, who played the remainder of his four Tests against Australia in the mid year, will give pace back-up to Archer and Broad, while Bess will offers another turn alternative if area associate Leach doesn't recuperate. Bess played two Tests against Pakistan in 2018 and may end up in front of Matt Parkinson in the hierarchy after the Lancashire man was drained for 112 runs in 20 overs prior in the week.

Both call-ups have been getting ready over the winter, Overton having joined individual vacationers Jimmy Anderson and Mark Wood in a preparation camp at Potchefstroom toward the beginning of December, while Bess has recently partaken in an ECB turn center with Rangana Herath in Mumbai.

South Africa have had their very own difficulty, with the batsman Temba Bavuma managed out of the Boxing Day Test.

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