England all-rounder Sam Curran ruled out of T20 World Cup

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England all-rounder Sam Curran ruled out of T20 World Cup
England all-rounder Sam Curran ruled out of T20 World Cup

05 Oct 2021: England all-rounder Sam Curran ruled out of T20 World Cup

In a major development, England all-rounder Sam Curran has been ruled out of the upcoming T20 World Cup due to a lower-back injury. As a result, England have drafted his brother Tom Curran as his replacement. Meanwhile, Reece Topley has also been roped in as a traveling reserve. The Curran brothers are presently in the UAE for the IPL 2021. Here are further details.

Injury: Sam complained of back pain after match against Rajasthan Royals

Sam, who is in the Chennai Super Kings squad, complained of back pain after the match 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," an ECB release said.

Fact: England's squad for T20 World Cup

Squad: Eoin Morgan (captain), 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 Wood. Traveling reserves: Liam Dawson, Reece Topley, James Vince

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