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Woakes ruled out of Champions Trophy with side strain

Chris Woakes will miss the rest of the Champions Trophy. Credit: PA

England allrounder Chris Woakes has been ruled out of the ICC Champions Trophy with a side strain.

Woakes picked up the injury in the opening victory over Bangladesh, which forced him to leave the field after bowling just two overs.

The England and Wales Cricket Board, which will apply for an injury replacement, confirmed on Friday morning that the key seamer will play no further part in the two-and-a-half week tournament.

Woakes could bowl just two overs against Bangladesh. Credit: PA

A brief statement from the ECB read: "A scan has confirmed that Chris Woakes sustained a left side strain in yesterday's ICC Champions Trophy match against Bangladesh.

"The injury means Woakes will miss the rest of England's participation in the Champions Trophy.

"An update on a replacement for the seamer for the remainder of the tournament will follow in due course."