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Notts CCC bowler out for rest of season

Nottinghamshire bowler Luke Fletcher has been ruled out for the rest of the season after being hit on the head with a cricket ball.

It happened during the club's T20 match against Birmingham Bears at Edgaston on Saturday when the batsman smashed the ball straight back at him.

He was taken to hospital but was released on Sunday.

Medics said he was lucky to have escaped a more serious injury.

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Road closures in place for England v Australia

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The Edgbaston road will be closed to motorists for two hours at the start and end of the England v Australia cricket game.

Walking and bus routes will remain unchanged with the exception of the No.1 bus, which will alter its route.

The route is closed from 8am to 11am and for two hours after the end of the match estimated to be between 6pm - 8pm.

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