England and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) were suffered a major blow when all-rounder Sam Curran was termed out of the remaining portion of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup owing to back problem. Following CSK’s match versus Rajasthan Royals, the youngster suffered from a back ache. A scan result afterward confirmed his status as a non-participant in the worldwide event, which is slated to commence on October 17.
Curran has indeed featured 2 matches in the UAE leg of the IPL and seemed out of things in both matches, going wicketless. The 23-year-old is a crucial figure for the club in yellow, as his efforts with batting and bowling have assisted the side win matches on their own. He has produced several important contributions for CSK since his joining. Yet England’s white-ball captain, Eoin Morgan, believes he can produce in the power play and death innings.
Missing the World Cup really hurts: Sam Curran
He took to his official Twitter account to share a heartwarming post which read, “Gutted – wishing my @Chennaiipl teammates all the best for the next few games, I believe we can go all the way. Missing the World Cup really hurts but some time away to refresh get stronger and better for when I return. Backing my @englandcricket teammates to go all the way too. Thank you for the love and support,” Curran wrote.
— Sam Curran (@CurranSM) October 6, 2021
Curran, on the other hand, had seen the positive side of the situation and stated that the time away from the sport will enable him to be refreshed and physically strong. He also wished his IPL side CSK and England well, expressing confidence about their chances of winning the IPL and T20 World Cup, accordingly.
— Chennai Super Kings – Mask P😷du Whistle P🥳du! (@ChennaiIPL) October 6, 2021
I’ll be back, thanks for all the messages 👊🏻 https://t.co/rPGQxb2lOu
— Sam Curran (@CurranSM) October 5, 2021
Tom Curran will now take part in the England team as Sam’s substitute for the T20 World Cup. Tom is presently in the UAE with the Delhi Capitals. Tom Curran the same as his brother Sam Curran, can perform all-around abilities. Tom Curran is a utility player for The Three Lions due to his good bowling and useful batting at the bottom of the order.