Crawley, who turned 23 on Wednesday, had slipped on the marble floor in Chepauk’s locker room, injuring his wrist.
“Following the results of last night’s analysis, England’s top drummer Zak Crawley was excluded from the first two tests of the India v England series,” the ECB said in a press release.
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“The results of the scan confirmed that Crawley hit his right wrist, which twisted the joint and led to local inflammation. The UK medical team will continue to assess his progress over the next few weeks.” , did he declare.
Right-handed opener Crawley has 616 points in 10 test games, including one hundred and three and fifty. He had a bad tour of Sri Lanka with scores of 9, 8, 5 and 13.
The first test starts on Friday.