General News | 26th July 2005
Footitt gets England call-up
He said: "I was picked to tour India in the winter but my ankle injury ruled me out. That was frustrating because I knew I could learn a lot from playing in such different conditions.
"I took a lot from my Championship debut against Glamorgan, when I took five wickets in the match, and I?m sure playing against Sri Lanka will be another good challenge for me. I feel in good form and I?m ready to take them on."