September 2, 2008
Kevin Pietersen, the captain of the England Cricket Team, has said that it is indeed unfortunate to not been able to pick the tall lanky fast-bowler of Welsh, Simon Jones.
Jones, who is suffering from his damaged cartilage, will be out of cricket for this entire season.
The 29 year old pacer has been ruled out for at least 8-10 weeks which also means that he will not be part of the England team to their tour to India within 2 months time. Jones played an extremely crucial part in England’s win against the mighty Australians in 2005 Ashes Series.
The captain said that he would have love top take Jones against the Indians but unfortunately he will not be able to do so.
In the mean time, Jones himself is also very upset with his sudden injury. In fact he was the hero of that famous series against the Australians and without him the pace attack of England will surely be bit weak.
If we go through the statistics of the English side for the past couple of years, we will see that England has depended a lot to this lanky medium pacer. So England will definitely feel the absence of Simon Jones.