Srinagar: In a emergency related matter, England young batter Harry Brook has returned home and will be missing England vs India Test series that begins on January 25.
The England and Wales Cricket Board have stated that Brook is set to return home with immediate effect and will not come back to India.
The Brook family have requested for privacy for a personal matter and no further explanation regarding the same has been provided.
Brook made his Test debut in 2022 and since then has played 12 Tests, scoring 1181 runs with four hundreds and seven fifties. This would have been his first tour of India.
The five-match series will take place from 25 January to 11 March with the first match in Hyderabad. The last time England toured India was in 2020-21 with India winning the series 3-1.