New Delhi - Spinner Ashton Agar has broken his finger and
will miss the remaining two one-day internationals against India, Cricket
Australia said on Monday.
The left-arm spinner injured his right little finger while
fielding during the third ODI in Indore on Sunday. Steve Smith's lost the game
by five wickets to concede an unbeatable 3-0 lead to the hosts.
"Following the conclusion of the match he went for
X-rays which have confirmed a fracture of the finger," team doctor Richard
Saw said in a statement.
"He will return home to Australia and consult a
specialist with a possibility of surgery."
Agar, 23, was not included for the opening match against
India in Chennai. In the next two games, he took two wickets while conceding
The selectors have not asked for a replacement in the
14-member Australian squad for the matches in Bangalore and Nagpur on Thursday
The teams will also play a three-match Twenty20 series
starting October 7.