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    Injured Dernbach out of Australia series

    The England seamer injured himself in Sunday\'s second match at The Oval.

    London: England's Jade Dernbach will miss the remainder of the one-day series against Australia because of a side strain, it was announced on Monday.

    The Surrey seamer injured himself in Sunday's second match of five, on his home ground of The Oval, where a six-wicket win gave England a 2-0 lead.

    Dernbach was already due to miss Wednesday's third one-day international against Australia at Edgbaston on compassionate grounds.

    He and fellow England squad member Stuart Meaker are due to attend Wednesday the funeral of their former Surrey team-mate Tom Maynard, who died at the age of 23 in an incident on a London Undeground train line last month.

    Earlier on Monday, Warwickshire seamer Chris Woakes was called up to cover the absences of Meaker and Dernbach.

    First-choice fast bowler James Anderson missed Sunday's match with a groin injury, and his participation in the rest of the series remains uncertain.

    The England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed Dernbach's side injury in a statement issued on Monday that also said: "A rehabilitation and recovery programme will be established alongside Surrey CCC in the coming days following further medical assessment."

    England plan to announce a replacement for Dernbach after Wednesday's match in Birmingham.

    Before Sunday's match at the Oval, teenage Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins was ruled out of the remainder of the series with a side strain.