England trio to sit out opening day of warm-up game

Stuart Broad, Jofra Archer and Jack Leach will all miss day one of England’s final warm-up match in South Africa with an ongoing illness.

The trio already sat out the initial two-day workout against an Invitational XI and have not been passed fit to travel to the ground in Benoni for the start of the three-day clash with South Africa A.

England had already successfully appealed for the game to be downgraded from first-class status due to the bug sweeping their camp, meaning the trio could still play some part as the fixture progresses.

Jack Leach is feeling unwell
Jack Leach is feeling unwell (Mike Egerton/PA)
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