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Bopara covers Carberry absence

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Ravi Bopara

Ravi Bopara will replace Michael Carberry in the England Lions side to face Bangladesh in the four-day tour match

The England and Wales Cricket Board today announced that Ravi Bopara has been called into the England Lions team for the four-day game against Bangladesh at Derby from May 19-22 as a replacement for the injured Michael Carberry.

A scan earlier today revealed that Carberry is suffering from a bruised bone in his right foot.

England Lions team

Alastair Cook (captain, Essex)
Moeen Ali (Worcestershire)
Ravi Bopara (Essex)
Steven Davies (Surrey)
Andrew Gale (Yorkshire)
James Harris (Glamorgan)
Steve Kirby (Gloucestershire)
Monty Panesar (Sussex)
Liam Plunkett (Durham)
James Taylor (Leicestershire)
Chris Woakes (Warwickshire)