David Malan added to England squad

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Dawid Malan has been added to England's squad ahead of the opening Twenty20 international against India at Old Trafford as cover for injured bowling all-rounder Tom Curran.

Malan missed out on initial selection despite registering four half-centuries in his first five T20s for England but will come into the reckoning on Tuesday as Curran is still recovering from a side strain.

An England and Wales Cricket Board spokesperson confirmed Curran is expected to be fit for the second and third matches in the series, at Sophia Gardens on Friday and Bristol on Sunday respectively.

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