England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler has been ruled out of the remainder of England’s T20I and ODIs against Sri Lanka after he suffered a right-calf injury in the home team’s first T20I win at Cardiff on June 23. Buttler, who scored an unbeaten 68 to guide England to an eight-wicket win, underwent an MRI scan in Cardiff on Thursday morning, which revealed a small tear.Also Read - Jos Buttler Credits IPL After Whirlwind 70-Ball 162* Against Netherlands

Buttler had felt tightness and discomfort at the end of the game. He returned home on Friday to commence his rehabilitation programme. Yorkshire batsman Dawid Malan has joined the ODI squad for the Sri Lanka series. Also Read - England Creates History, Smashes 498/4 Against Netherlands To Record Highest Total In ODI Cricket

Buttler, 30, did not play in the second T20I against Sri Lanka on Thursday, which the hosts won by five wickets to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Also Read - Irfan Pathan Joins Sachin Tendulkar In Picking Best IPL 2022 Playing XI As Netizens Argue Over Two New Names

Buttler was in the news recently after he said that travelling to Australia for the Ashes without families would be tough for the players.