Visakhapatnam - England were anxiously awaiting Stuart
Broad's fitness report Saturday after the fast bowler underwent a scan on his
right foot during the second Test against India in Visakhapatnam.
Broad, who had left the field on the first day of the match
due to discomfort in his wrist and foot, did bowl four overs with the second
new ball on Friday but the medical team was keen to investigate his injury.
"He has had a scan and will bat later if
required," England officials said, adding it was too early to
speculate on his availability as a bowler for the rest of the game.
Broad got Indian opener Lokesh Rahul for a duck in the
second over of the match but struggled as the game progressed.
Broad's injury scare has added to the woes of a team already
missing leading paceman Chris Woakes who is nursing a knee injury.
Woakes' replacement James Anderson has just returned to
action after recovering from a shoulder injury.
England have Steven Finn and Jake Ball in the squad as pace
backup for the marathon five-match series. The first Test at Rajkot ended in a