T20 World Cup: England all-rounder Sam Curran ruled out with back injury

T20 World Cup: England all-rounder Sam Curran ruled out with back injury

England all-rounder Sam Curran has been ruled out of the ICC men`s T20 World Cup with a lower back injury ahead of the showpiece event.

England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said Curran complained of back pain after Chennai Super Kings` Indian Premier League fixture on October 2 against Rajasthan Royals. “Results of the scan revealed the injury. He will fly back to the UK in the next couple of days and will have further scans and a full review later this week from the ECB`s medical team,” ECB said in a statement.

Curran`s brother, Tom, has been drafted into England`s squad for the T20 World Cup. In addition, Surrey`s Reece Topley has been added as a travelling reserve. Topley will join the England party in due course. Meanwhile, the England players and management not at the IPL arrived at their Muscat base on Tuesday and will remain in Oman until October 16 before moving to Dubai for the start of the tournament.

England will open their campaign in the 2021 edition of the tournament against the defending champions West Indies at the Abu Dhabi Stadium on October 23. England will play arch-rivals Australia on October 30 in Dubai International Stadium and will face South Africa in Sharjah on November 6.

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