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James Anderson

James Anderson is set to be fit for the first Ashes Test despite suffering a cracked rib during the preparation camp in Germany

The ECB can confirm James Anderson sustained a cracked rib during England's recent preparation camp in Germany.

Anderson is continuing his training programme ahead of the Ashes tour and will fly out to Australia with England's Test squad on October 29.

It is anticipated that he will be fit and available for selection for the first Test match against Australia in Brisbane.