In a serious setback to England, star all-rounder Sam Curran has been dominated out of the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021 as a result of a lower-back damage, the England & Wales Cricket Board confirmed on Tuesday (October 5). Sam, who represents Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK), can even be unavailable for the remaining matches of the continuing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.
Sam complained of again ache on Saturday after enjoying the match towards Rajasthan Royals (RR), the place scans confirmed a lower-back difficulty. He’ll now fly again to the UK (UK) for additional scans and checkups.
In 9 IPL video games within the fourteenth season, Sam took 9 wickets at an financial system of 9.93 and scored 56 runs from 4 innings.
“Outcomes of the scan revealed the damage. He [Sam Curran] will fly again to the UK within the subsequent couple of days and may have additional scans and a full evaluation later this week from the ECB’s medical crew,” the ECB launch acknowledged.
Sam’s brother Tom Curran has been drafted into the England squad because the substitute. On the similar time, Reece Topley has additionally been included within the outfit as a travelling reserve.
England, who lifted the T20 trophy in 2010, will start their T20 World Cup marketing campaign with a warm-up sport towards India in Dubai on October 18. On the subject of the Tremendous 12 section of the event, the English crew is grouped alongside Australia, South Africa and defending champions West Indies.
Right here is England’s revised squad for the T20 World Cup 2021:
Eoin Morgan (c), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Tymal Mills, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wooden
Travelling reserves: Liam Dawson, Reece Topley, James Vince.