Key England bowler unsure if he will be right to play in crucial upcoming game.
Doubt still surrounds Stuart Broad’s health after the England bowler failed to give a clear update as to the status of his injured foot as the team left Perth.
Broad was sent to hospital for scans after being struck on the foot by a yorker from Mitchell Johnson in the first innings of the Test match at the WACA.
Being England’s leading wicket taker for the series to date, Broad was key for the touring side if they were to restrict Australia in its second innings.
But after a fitness Test he was not able to bowl for the rest of the game, but did manage to bat in his side’s second innings, as they looked to stave off defeat in the game and the series.
“It’s too early to tell,” Broad said when asked if he’d be fit for the fourth Test, starting next Thursday. “I hope so.”
When asked how his foot was felling Broad simply said: It’s been better.
If Broad is unable to play his place in the side will be taken by either Chris Tremlett, Steve Finn and Boyd Rankin as the England side attempts to avoid further embarrassment on what has turned out to be a horror tour to date.