The 28-year-old will be replaced by fellow left-arm fast bowler Tymal Mills, who was travelling with the squad as a reserve player.
Topley, who has picked up 22 wickets in as many T20 games, sustained the injury during a fielding drill ahead of England’s warm-up game against Pakistan in Brisbane on Monday.
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“Results of the scan on Tuesday in Perth revealed the injury,” the ECB said in a statement, adding that Lancashire’s Luke Wood has been added as a travelling reserve.
England, T20 World Cup champions in 2010, open their campaign against Afghanistan in Perth on Saturday.