Jason Roy ruled out of Australia clash as he continues recovery from hamstring problem

The opening batsman suffered the problem while fielding against West Indies in England's eight-wicket victory at Southampton

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Jason Roy will not be risked by England for their game against Australia on Tuesday at Lord's as the right-hander continues his recovery from a hamstring injury.

The opening batsman suffered the problem while fielding against West Indies in England's eight-wicket victory at Southampton.

He was initially said to be hopeful of coming back into the side for the game against Aaron Finch's team.

However, despite having a practice net on Monday and making good progress, he will not play, handing James Vince a further opportunity at the top of England's order.

The Surrey man will now target Sunday's clash with India as the date for his comeback, with England's need for their aggressive talisman increasing after Eoin Morgan's side's shock defeat against Sri Lanka on Friday.

They remain in the qualification places for the semi-finals, but will now need to win at least one of their final three group games in order to confirm their position in the last four.

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