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England pacer Finn ruled out of World T20

London, Feb 27 (IANS) England fast bowler Steven Finn has been ruled out of the World Twenty20 to be held in India from March 15 to April 3.

The 26-year-old pulled out because of a left calf problem. Prior to the injury, he had to sit out England’s tour of South Africa in January with a side strain, BBC reported on Friday.

Finn took to Twitter to express his disappointment.

“Really disappointed to have picked up another injury on my road to recovery. Gutted doesn’t describe it. Good luck to the guys out there!” Finn posted.

Finn has been replaced by pacer Liam Plunkett. The 30-year-old was in the England team for the T20 leg of the South Africa tour but did not play.

England start their World T20 campaign against West Indies on March 16.

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