England seamer Reece Topley has been dominated out of the T20 World Cup by reason of to associate ankle joint injury, dealing a serious blow to the team’s campaign starting here on Saturday.

Left-arm pacer Tymal Mills has not contend since August because of a toe injury, can replace Topley.

On Monday the 28-year-old left-armer rolled his left ankle joint throughout a fielding drill in Brisbane sooner than England’s final tune-up match against Pakistan. it’s understood that the scans taken once the injury have unconcealed vital harm.

“England’s Tymal Mills who is already in Australia comes in for Reece Topley who has an injured left ankle,” the ICC said in a statement.

Any replacement, however, needs the approval of Event Technical Committee before the replacement player may be formally other to the squad.

Topley is England’s leading wicket-taker in T20 Internationals in 2022, with seventeen scalps in sixteen games at a average of twenty eight. He became associate integral a part of England’s T20 bowling attack, operational with the new ball and at the death.

He has had four back stress fractures in 5 years, last in 2018, that led him to think about retirement.

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