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Injured Hussey, Hauritz Ruled Out Of Oz World Cup Squad

Sydney: Australian batsman Mike Hussey and off-spinner Nathan Hauritz have been ruled out the 15-man national squad for the upcoming World Cup due to injury.South Australian batsman Callum Ferguson and Tasmanian off-spinner Jason Krejza will

PTI [ Updated: February 08, 2011 22:11 IST ]
injured hussey hauritz ruled out of oz world cup squad
injured hussey hauritz ruled out of oz world cup squad

Sydney: Australian batsman Mike Hussey and off-spinner Nathan Hauritz have been ruled out the 15-man national squad for the upcoming World Cup due to injury.


South Australian batsman Callum Ferguson and Tasmanian off-spinner Jason Krejza will replace the duo.

Hussey was ruled out with a hamstring tendon injury and Hauritz by a shoulder dislocation.

"The NSP (national selection panel) has determined that the best strategy to ensure a successful campaign is for Australia to enter the tournament with a fully fit squad of 15 from the first game," the Age quoted chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch, as saying.  

Hilditch said that batsman Shaun Marsh (hamstring strain) and left-arm spinner Xavier Doherty (back injury) were not considered as replacements due to their own injury concerns.

Australia's first game of the tournament is against Zimbabwe on February 21.

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