Tour cut short for Wakely

Alex WakelyAlex Wakely
Alex Wakely
Alex Wakely has been forced to fly home from Northamptonshire’s pre-season tour of Barbados with an Achilles injury.

The batsman suffered the injury in the club’s first game of the tour against an West Indies Universities XI on Saturday.

He will be accompanied by physiotherapist Barry Goudriaan and will travel to London to seek a specialist’s opinion.

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