Craig Kieswetter replaces Luke Wright in England's World T20 squad

Luke Wright of England bats during game three of the International Twenty20 series between Australia and England at ANZ Stadium on February 2, 2014
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England all-rounder Luke Wright is ruled out of the World Twenty20 with a side strain and replaced by wicketkeeper-batsman Craig Kieswetter.

England all-rounder Luke Wright has been ruled out of the World Twenty20 with a side strain.

Wicketkeeper-batsman Craig Kieswetter has been drafted in as the 29-year-old's replacement.

Wright had been struggling with the injury for a while, but the conformation of his unavailability came just hours before England's first game of the tournament.

England, who are 18-1 longshots to win the competition, begin their challenge by taking on New Zealand in the Super 10 stage in Chittagong later today.

Kevin Pietersen of England bats during day three of 4th Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Emirates Durham ICG on August 11, 2013
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