England won the first match in Hyderabad and India made a comeback by winning the second match in Visakhapatnam, after which the series is currently tied at 1-1.
“Leach suffered an injury during England's first Test win in Hyderabad and as a result he missed the second Test in Vizag.” England and Wales Cricket Board said in a press release on Sunday.
“He will fly home in the next 24 hours from Abu Dhabi, where the England team is staying ahead of the third Test in Rajkot, which starts on Thursday (February 15). Leach will meet with the England and Somerset medical teams Will work to honor their rehabilitation,” it added.
ecb It was also confirmed that the team “will not call up any replacement” for Leach.