Stuart Broad injury doubt for England second Test in Sri Lanka

England facing fresh blow with Broad an injury doubt for second Test in Sri Lanka

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10:21 GMT, 29 March 2012

Stuart Broad is a doubt for England's second Test against Sri Lanka.

Broad appeared uncomfortable when he came out to bat on day four of England's 75-run defeat in the first match in Galle.

The England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed he sustained an injury in his right calf and, with just five days before the next match in Colombo he faces a fight to be fit.

Day to forget: Stuart Broad (right) trudges off after England's first Test defeat

Day to forget: Stuart Broad (right) trudges off after England's first Test defeat

There were question marks over Broad's fitness earlier in the tour too, after he tripped over a boundary rope and sprained his ankle before the first tour match.

Not pretty viewing: Andrew Strauss saw England lose the first Test in Galle

Not pretty viewing: Andrew Strauss saw England lose the first Test in Galle

He was passed fit to play in a two-man seam attack for the first Test, but England would be loathe to risk him again if there is a chance of aggravating his calf problem.

Tim Bresnan and Steven Finn are the replacement seamers in England's squad and both would come into contention if Broad was ruled out.