London, July 14th 2016: England batsman Michael Carberry has been diagnosed with a cancerous tumour, his county Hampshire have confirmed.
The 35-year-old missed his side’s County Championship match against Warwickshire after feeling unwell, and was sent for tests.
Further medical examinations will now been taken before he has treatment.
“I would like to send him and his family our very best wishes at this very difficult time,” Hampshire chairman Rod Bransgrove said.
It is not the first time Carberry has battled serious illness, having recovered from blood clots on one of his lungs in 2011.