England's Ashes casualty list

England had injury worries over Steven Finn and Moeen Ali Getty Images

Jake Ball
Suffered a sprained ankle on the second day in Adelaide. The extent of the injury remains unclear. Ball missed the start of England's Test series with South Africa during the summer with a knee injury.

Steven Finn
Returned home on Wednesday having sustained a knee injury in the nets that may require surgery. Finn was only called up for Australia after Ben Stokes was made unavailable.

Moeen Ali
Sustained a side strain in Perth and has yet to bowl on tour. He is expected to play in Townsville next week.

Ben Stokes
Currently unavailable as the police investigation into his part in a fracas outside a Bristol nightclub in September continues. Stokes' absence has been particularly problematic for England, as he would usually bat at No. 6 and form part of a four-man pace attack.

Toby Roland-Jones
Roland-Jones was certain to win selection in the main squad after impressing against South Africa and West Indies but was ruled out after being diagnosed with a stress fracture in his lower back at the end of his breakthrough season.

Mark Wood
Still not deemed sufficiently fit having sustained a bruised heel during the Test series against South Africa in July. He did play a couple of Championship matches at the end of the season in an attempt to prove his fitness - and is also part of the Lions squad - but was not considered fit for selection as a replacement for Finn earlier this week.

Jamie Porter
The top wicket-taker in Division One of the Championship this year, Essex's 24-year-old attack leader was forced to pull out of the Lions tour after a stress fracture was diagnosed in his lower back.

Jamie Overton
The quicker of the Overton twins, Jamie suffered a stress fracture in his back after an impressive start to the season. He has been named on the ECB's Pace Programme and hopes to bowl at the England squad in the nets over Christmas.