Big Blow To England in The T20 World Cup 2022: England’s team will play its first match in the tournament on 22 October. Just before that England’s left arm seamer Reece Topley has been ruled out of the T20 World Cup due to an injury. He was injured during a fielding drill before the warm-up match against Pakistan.
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England team will play against Afganistan in their first match of the eighth edition of the T20 World Cup. Earlier there was a report that Topley would not play in the first match. He was under the supervision of doctors. But now media reports have revealed that he is set miss the whole tournament due to injury.
Big Blow for England
This is going to be a major blow to the team. He was at the peak of his game bowling brilliantly. Topley was all set to play in the main playing XI of English team for the tournament in Australia having taken 17 wickets this year – more than anyone else in the squad.
England have not officially announced the replacement of Reece Topley until a replacement is approved and announced by International Cricket Council. But reports suggests that Tymal Mills is all set to take his place in the squad ahead of Richard Gleeson.
Left arm pacer Tymal Mills will bring experienced to the squad. Though Mills has not played any cricket since August 10, but he has so far participated in all the net session of the English team ahead of the T20 World Cup.
T20 World Cup 2022
England would want to sort out everything as soon as possible, as they look forward to win their maiden T20 World Cup Title. Jos Butler & Co. are scheduled to play their first match against Afganistan in Perth on Oct 22. After this match, the team will play in Melbourne on Oct 26, against Australia in Melbourne on Oct 28, against New Zealand on Nov 1 and the last group match on Nov 5 in Sydney.
T20 World Cup 2022 England Schedule
England T20 World Cup schedule and results, 2022 | Fixtures
|England vs Afghanistan||ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 Australia||2022|
|England vs B2||ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 Australia||2022|
|England vs Australia||ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 Australia||2022|
|England vs New Zealand||ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 Australia||2022|
|England vs A1||ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 Australia||2022|
|India vs England Semi-Final||ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 Australia||2022|