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Shaun Marsh out with hamstring injury

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Feb 17, 2013 at 03:48pm IST

Melbourne: Cricket Australia on Sunday announced that Australia A batsman Shaun Marsh will take no further part in the series against the England Lions after he ruptured a hamstring tendon during Saturday's match at Bellerive Oval, Hobart.

Australia A physiotherapist David Beakley said: "A scan has revealed that Shaun Marsh ruptured a hamstring tendon behind his right knee while batting last night".

"Shaun will see a specialist orthopaedic surgeon early this week to determine the appropriate course of treatment," Beakley said.

Shaun Marsh out with hamstring injury

Cricket Australia announced that Marsh will take no further part in the series against the England Lions.

Marsh and captain Aaron Finch (80) set up Australia A's 260 for 3 with five balls to spare at Bellerive Oval, after the Lions totaled 259 for 6 on the back of opener Varun Chopra's 105 from 137 balls. Marsh collapsed clutching his right knee after completing a run to reach 99 and was treated by medical staff before batting on to reach 100 from 128 balls and then promptly retiring hurt. The second match of the five-game series is on Monday at Hobart.

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