All-rounder Sam Curran has been ruled out of the ICC T20 World Cup with a lower back injury after being ruled out of the Indian Premier League match for the Chennai Super Kings, the England & Wales Cricket Board said on Tuesday.
He will fly back to the UK in the next two days and will be further scanned and a thorough examination by the ECP’s medical team this weekend.
Curran complained of back pain after the Chennai Super Kings Indian Premier League match against Rajasthan Royals on Saturday. Scan results revealed injury, ”the ECB said.
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Koran’s brother Tom has been named in England’s squad for the World Cup. In addition, Surrey’s left – handed Reese Doble has been added as a travel destination. Doppley will join the UK party in due course.
The 23-year-old Curran is an unforgettable IPL, scoring only 56 runs in nine matches and taking nine wickets at a costly economic rate of 9.93.
Unfortunately, I received a shocking news that I would miss the IPL season and the rest of the World Cup. Very ruined … I really wanted my time with Chennai this season, ”Sam Curran told CSK.
“It doesn’t really sink in, but I leave the team in a fantastic place. The boys play cricket well. I want to support them from where I am for the next few days.
“Once everything is sunk, I will definitely support the team and I hope they can go all the way and lift the trophy.”
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Curran, 23, has played 24 Tests, 11 ODIs and 16 T20Is for England. He was part of the England Test team that played against India in England before the IPL.
“I would like to say a big thank you to all the Chennai Super Kings fans and I have absolutely loved your support over the last two seasons I have been playing. It will not be long until I run again, bowling and batting.
“I’ll be strong again, stay safe until then. Congratulations guys,” the all-rounder added.
The England players and their allies arrived at the Muscat base earlier on Tuesday and will remain in Oman until October 16 before heading to Dubai for the start of the tournament.