Marsh ruled out of the remainder of the World Cup, replacement named
Australia left-handed batsman Shaun Marsh can’t take further part in the World Cup due to a fractured arm.
Australia have already secured their semi-final spot and a win against South Africa in their last game will keep them at the top of the table. But ahead of the clash, the men in yellow have been hit with a blow as Shaun Marsh has been ruled out for the remainder of the tournament.
The training session on Thursday wasn’t a good one for the Aussies as Shaun Marsh and Glenn Maxwell were sent to the hospital for scans. The duo suffered arm injuries while batting in the same net at Old Trafford two days out from their final group stage game against South Africa.
The reports of Maxwell’s injury is yet to be known. But head coach Justin Langer informed that his injury is not very serious.
However, the reports of Marsh’s injury has been revealed and he has suffered a fractured arm. He can’t take any further part in the tournament.
Meanwhile, the right-handed batsman Peter Handscomb, who was in the stand-by has been named as the replacement of injured Marsh.
Earlier, Steve Smith and Jason Behrendorff both suffered scares when they hurt their fingers during fielding practice, but both were cleared of any major damage and their availability for Saturday’s match against South Africa is in no doubt.