England bats crash in Ashes tour game

Ball appeared to twist his ankle when bowling and played no further part in the second day

Ball appeared to twist his ankle when bowling and played no further part in the second daySAEED KHAN AFP Getty Images

Anderson holds the record of most wickets for England in both one-day global (ODI) and Test cricket.

Pace spearhead James Anderson has been appointed as England's vice-captain for the Ashes series against Australia, which begins on November 23 in Brisbane.

The 35-year-old Anderson is England's second most capped player on tour - only former skipper Alastair Cook has more caps - with 129 Test appearances.

Stokes remains at home pending the outcome of a police investigation into his street-fight in Bristol in late September. Myself, Alastair, Stuart Broad all bring experience to the group and our job is to help out where we can.

It was confirmed on Friday morning in Adelaide that Ball, who hurt himself when he lost his footing in his delivery stride on day two of four against a Cricket Australia XI, is to have a scan after being reassessed by England's medical staff.

England received worrying news during their warm-up tie against Cricket Australia XI.

"That is part and parcel as a senior player who has played over 100 Tests, to be a leader", he said. Finn was ruled following a knee injury.

Moeen Ali, meanwhile, is yet to feature in the warm-up matches as he continues to struggle with a side strain.

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