Sam Karan out of T20 WC
Sam Karan out of T20 WC: Karan pulled out of the tournament due to a back injury, will not play in the remaining matches of IPL Phase-2 England all-rounder Sam Curran has been ruled out of the upcoming T20 World Cup due to injury. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) gave this information. The board said- Karan had complained of back pain during the IPL match of Chennai Super Kings against Rajasthan Royals. The ECB said in the statement – The injury has been detected after the report of the scan.
He will be flying back to the UK in the next few days and will have further scans and a full review from the ECB's medical team later this week. The England and Wales Cricket Board has replaced Sam Curran with his brother Tom Curran in the World Cup squad. Tom has played a total of 30 T20I matches so far and has managed to take 29 wickets at an average of 31.27. Due to injury, Sam Curran will no longer be able to play for Chennai Super Kings in the remaining matches of IPL Phase-2. A really big setback for CSK ahead of the playoffs. The England team has so far been successful in winning the T20 World Cup only once.
The team won the T20 World Cup trophy in 2010 by defeating Australia by 7 wickets under the captaincy of Paul Collingwood. When the T20 World Cup was played for the last time in 2016, the team was still successful in making it to the final. Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, David Malan, Tymal Mills, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.