Ashes 2017/18: Steven Finn sent home from Australia with torn knee cartilage
Finn has torn the cartilage in his left knee while bending down batting in the nets at England practice at Thursday.
He was initially ruled out of England’s opening two tour matches at the WACA over the weekend and against a Cricket Australia XI in Adelaide from Wednesday.
The 28-year-old Middlesex quick has had an injection to try and rectify the problem but the pain has not eased.
It leaves Finn, who was dropped in 2010-11 before being deemed "unselectable" in the doomed tour in 2013-14, with no choice but to fly home.
He will return to the UK in the next 48 hours where he will... read more