England’s white-ball captain Jos Buttler has also been ruled out of the T20I series against Pakistan as he is also suffering from a leg injury that has ruled him out of the century.
Both are now doubtful for the white-ball tour of Pakistan, which begins on September 20. England opening batsman Jason Roy has withdrawn from the Oval Invincibles’ win over London Spirit on Saturday with a back problem.
Fast bowlers Chris Jordan and Tymal Mills recently picked up finger and toe injuries respectively, while fellow fast bowlers Jofra Archer, Mark Wood, Chris Woakes and Shakib Mahmood are long-term absentees due to injuries.
England will play seven T20Is on their first tour of Pakistan in 17 years. Karachi will play matches on September 20, 22, 23 and 25, while the remaining three matches will be played on September 28 and 30 and Lahore on October 2. England will return at the end of November to play three Test matches in Rawalpindi (December 1-5), Multan (December 9-13) and Karachi (December 17-21).
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