England pacer Tymal Mills has said that he was very disappointed to pick up an injury in the middle of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 and miss crucial matches for England, including the semi-final against New Zealand.
The 29-year-old suffered an injury during the match against Sri Lanka at Sharjah Cricket Stadium and was ruled out, and Reece Topley was announced as his replacement.
“England bowler Tymal Mills has been ruled out of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup with a right thigh strain. Mills sustained the injury bowling in the T20 World Cup Super 12s match against Sri Lanka on Monday in Sharjah.
“Results of the scan on Tuesday night revealed the extent of the injury,” said a statement by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)
It Was Very Frustrating To Miss The End Of The World Cup – Tymal Mills
England death specialist is making a comeback after an injury in the Abu Dhabi T10. In an interview after Deccan Gladiators defeated Northern Warriors by six wickets, Tymal Mills said that it was frustrating for him to miss the last few World Cup games.
“It’s feeling good, Obviously very disappointed to pick up an injury during the World Cup. It wasn’t a bad injury. So, I knew it would be a couple of weeks. But, yes, it was very frustrating to miss the end of the World Cup.
“I am looking forward to getting back here for the T10. I am still easing my way into it. Getting my confidence back. It’s nice to contribute to the win,” Tymal Mills said.
Tymal Mills further added that he stayed with team England in the United Arab Emirates to do his rehab with physio, and they helped him prepare for the T10 league.
“I stayed with the England team in the UAE. So, I didn’t go back to England. I stayed to support and do my rehab with the England physio. They knew I had this tournament coming up if I was fit. They helped me prepare for that.
“When I arrived (for the T10) I told the coaching staff that I probably need just a few more days and that’s why I missed the first couple of games. It is quite a long tournament. So, I am sure that I will continue to manage myself through that. I am being diligent and sensible,” he elaborated.
Talking about the performance of Tymal Mills in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021, he was able to bag 7 wickets in 4 games at an average of 15.42 and an economy of 8.00.
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