LONDON:- England fast bowler Olly Stone has been ruled out of the upcoming tour of West Indies with a back injury and will return home, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said. Stone had a scan on Wednesday and was not selected for England’s first warm-up match against Cricket West Indies President’s XI in Barbados.
He will play no part in the three-test series that starts on Jan. 23. “A scan has revealed that Olly Stone has sustained a bone stress injury to his lower back and he will return home.
Stone previously spent just over a year out after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee while celebrating the wicket of Moeen Ali while playing for Northamptonshire.