The ECB announced on Wednesday that England’s Topley was injured. Thus, English seamer Reece Topley would not be going to Australia for the T20 World Cup. Since he tore a ligament in his left ankle. His replacement, 28-year-old left-arm fast bowler Tymal Mills, was already on the tour as a backup.
England’s Topley injured, out of T20 World Cup
On Wednesday, the ECB announced that England seamer Reece Topley would not be participating in the T20 World Cup in Australia. Owing to ligament damage in his left ankle. Tymal Mills, a 28-year-old left-arm fast bowler who was already on the trip as a backup, will take his position.
England’s warm-up game against Pakistan was on Monday in Brisbane, and Topley, who has picked up 22 wickets in as many T20 games, was injured during a fielding workout on Sunday. On Saturday, England will face Afghanistan in their tournament opener in Perth. England won the 2010 Twenty20 World Cup.
Both Danushka Gunathilaka and Kasun Rajitha had to be replaced by others due to injury for Sri Lanka. Chameera, the speed spearhead, was sidelined with a torn calf muscle. After paceman Zawar Farid broke his foot, the United Arab Emirates called up Fahad Nawaz. On Thursday, the UAE play Namibia, and Sri Lanka plays the Netherlands in the final Super 12 qualifying match.
“Results of the scan on Tuesday in Perth revealed the injury,” the ECB said in a statement, adding that Lancashire’s Luke Wood has been added as a travelling reserve.