England captain Joe Root returns to training ahead of third Test against South Africa

Joe Root: England captain leaves the field after being dismissed in Hamilton
Joe Root: England captain leaves the field after being dismissed in Hamilton

England captain Joe Root has returned to training ahead of the third Test against South Africa.

Root was quarantined at the team hotel in Port Elizabeth on Sunday after coming down with sickness, a precautionary measure to avoid the symptoms spreading.

But he felt well enough to join the team's session at St George's Park on Monday, removing concerns of an outbreak similar to the one which saw 11 players struck down earlier in the tour.

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