England call up Meaker as cover for Anderson

Last Updated: Sun, Jul 01, 2012 06:27 hrs

Surrey fast bowler Stuart Meaker has been drafted into the England squad for Sunday's one-day international (ODI) against Australia at The Oval as cover for James Anderson.

Anderson was troubled by a tight groin in Friday's 15-run victory over Australia at Lord's, the England and Wales Cricket Board said in a statement on Saturday.

Meaker has made two previous ODI appearances for his country.

The game at The Oval is the second in a five-match series between the two old cricketing rivals.

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