Stuart Broad won't bowl in third Ashes Test

Stuart Broad of England celebrates with teammates after dismissing Mitchell Johnson of Australia during day two of the Third Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at WACA on December 14, 2013
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England fast bowler Stuart Broad confirms that he won't bowl for the remainder of the third Ashes Test after picking up a foot injury.

England fast bowler Stuart Broad has said that he won't bowl for the remainder of the third Ashes Test against Australia due to a foot injury sustained on the third day.

The tourists trail the hosts by 369 runs with two days of play remaining, and the 27-year-old picked up the foot injury in his first innings total of five while facing Australia's leading wicket-taker in the series, Mitchell Johnson.

"Something showed up on the X-ray that was a little bit inconclusive, so I had to go to an MRI and they have been sent back to the UK to have a look at," he told The Mirror.

"The treatment at the minute is a lot of ice, elevation, keep off it, because I want to play a part in this series. It won't be Monday, but hopefully in future.

"I will put my hand up to bat if it improves a little bit overnight and we need that, but I won't be bowling."

England are on course to lose The Ashes series for the first time since 2007.

Australian batsman David Warner celebrates making his 100 runs on the third day of the third Ashes cricket Test match against England in Perth on December 15, 2013
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