Injured Steve Smith ruled out of Sheffield Shield tie

Nov 25, 2014, 07:44 IST | Agencies

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

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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