Injured Steve Smith ruled out of Sheffield Shield tie

Nov 25, 2014, 07:44 IST | Agencies

Melbourne: Steve Smith is ruled out of today's Sheffield Shield match but is still likely to play for Australia in the first Test against India, starting December 4, after picking up a quad strain, Cricket Australia announced yesterday.

Steve Smith
Steve Smith 

Smith guided Australia to a remarkable win in the fifth ODI on Sunday, hitting 104 from 112 balls, to secure a three-wicket victory for the home side from a seemingly impossible position.

But he complained of right quadriceps soreness following the win and underwent a precautionary scan.

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