Injury Update

England opener Jason Roy has been ruled out of the remainder of the 2021 ICC T20 World Cup with a calf tear.

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Roy sustained the injury in the team's final Super 12 encounter against South Africa in Sharjah.

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He will now be replaced in the squad by James Vince, who was a travelling reserve in the England contingent.

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Roy featured in each of England's five fixtures in the tournament, scoring 123 runs -- behind only Jos Buttler -- including a highest of 61 against Bangladesh.

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The 31-year-old had made a bright start in the chase against South Africa before he was called through for a single by Buttler.

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Roy pulled up almost immediately and dropped to the ground after completing the run.

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He retired hurt subsequently and had to be helped off the field by Tom Curran, the substitute.

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England, who'll play New Zealand in the first semifinal at Abu Dhabi, can now bring Vince into the XI as a direct replacement.

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However, they are likelier to bring in Sam Billings into the middle-order and promote one of Jonny Bairstow or Dawid Malan to open with Buttler.

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