Batsman Ian Bell will also miss the Wankhede Test as he has flown home for the birth of his first child. His son was born on Monday.
Flower explained that if the scan on Finn's leg shows no major problem, he will be considered for an England Performance Programme match — with a view to returning in time for the final two Tests in Kolkata and Nagpur.
“Steven has unfortunately hurt his leg again, a couple of days ago, and is having another scan on Wednesday. We don't think he's got any structural damage, but it would be careless to suggest that he might play the second Test.”