By CricketCountry Staff
London: Sep 5, 2012
The injury was sustained during the fourth one-day international in the current series against South Africa and, although initial X-rays were clear, a subsequent MRI scan revealed a fracture at the base of his third metacarpal.
According to reports on ECB website the 31-year-old should be able to resume batting in three to four weeks and is expected to available for the tour of India next month.
The Warwickshire batsman on Wednesday was ruled out of the final ODI against the Proteas.
The England number three batsman was already a doubt for the game despite the favourable result of an x-ray - when Jos Buttler was called up as cover.