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| England, Australia meet in second Ashes Test tomorrow|
| Updated at: 1308 PST, Wednesday, July 15, 2009|
LONDON: England are optimistic that Andrew Flintoff will be fit for the second Ashes test starting at Lord's on Thursday following the all-rounder's latest injury scare.
English head coach Andy Flower said he is quite optimistic about Flintoff’s come back in the team.
Flintoff, 31, suffered pain and swelling in his right knee, which required an operation this year to repair a torn meniscus, after the drawn first test in Cardiff on Sunday. He missed the two home tests against West Indies and the Twenty20 World Cup.
The first test played in Cardiff was ended at draw. English team having disappointing record against Australia in Lords and managed to beat Australia only once.