6 Dec 2009

Davies called into England squad

3:03 pm on 6 December 2009

England have called up uncapped Durham seamer Mark Davies to their Test cricket squad in South Africa as cover for James Anderson and Ryan Sidebottom.

Paceman Anderson is struggling with a knee injury while Sidebottom has a side strain.

England are due to meet South Africa in Centurion on December the 16th in the first match of a four test series.