Richie Gray is reported to have joined up with the rest of the Scotland squad already in Japan ahead of the planned tour. He is even set to feature in the opening on Saturday.
The 26-year old is expected in the training session to be held on Tuesday, with the final team announced on Thursday.
Gray who is one of only three specialist locks in Scotland's 27-man squad, along with brother Jonny and Tim Swinson. The American football star player would have to be declared fit by the team’s coach. The assistant coach, Matt Taylor said: