Steven Finn to miss first Test against India

Steve Finn will miss the Ahmedabad Test due to his leg injury that he sustained in a tour game. Stuart Meaker has been brought in as cover.

updated: November 14, 2012 18:35 IST
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New Delhi: England pacer Steven Finn will not take field against India in the first Test tomorrow in Ahmedabad as he has not recovered completely from his leg injury.

Captain Alastair Cook says "it is too big a risk" after an injury. India and England play the series opener in Motera from November 15 to 19.

The 6-foot-7-inch pacer did not bowl in the practice session of the team for the second day running on Tuesday after raising hopes of recovering from his leg injury two days ago.

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