Alice Capsey is out out of England tour short after injury

Alice Capsey (pictured) is heading home after an injury (PictureGetty Images)

All-rounder Alice Capsey is returning from England’s tour of the West Indies after breaking her collarbone in the opening match.

Capsey made 17 opening the batting in Sunday’s first ODI in Antigua, but suffered an injury during the home side’s reply.

The tourists secured a crushing 142-run win after bowling the West Indies out for 165 but Capsey was on her way to hospital for scans.

Any hopes of a minor shoulder problem were soon dispelled, with confirmation the 18-year-old has a fracture.

A statement from the England and Wales Cricket Board read: ‘Alice Capsey sustained an injury during the first ODI on Sunday. Upon further examination, she has broken her left collar-bone and will be unavailable for the remainder of the tour.’

England continue the 50-over series at the same ground today, with one more ODI and five T20s still to come.

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