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Ashton Agar out of India series with fractured thumb

Left-arm spinner Ashton Agar has been ruled out of the ongoing limited overs series against India with a fractured thumb, handing the visitors another setback after they lost the series by going down in the third ODI.

Agar sustained the injury while fielding during Australia’s five-wicket defeat against India on Sunday.

“Ashton injured his right little finger whilst fielding in the match last night,” the team doctor Richard Saw said in a statement.

“Following the conclusion of the match he went for x- rays which have confirmed a fracture of the finger. He will return home to Australia and consult a specialist with a possibility of surgery,” he added.

Agar picked up a wicket each in the two games he played in the series.

Adam Zampa is most likely to replace him in the fourth ODI in Bengaluru on Thursday.

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