Mohammed Shami Out Of UAE Match With Knee Strain

27/02/2015 1:04 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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India's Mohammed Shami prepares to bowl against Australia during their One Day International cricket match in Melbourne, Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

MELBOURNE - Paceman Mohammed Shami has been ruled out of Saturday's World Cup match against United Arab Emirates in Perth with a knee injury, organisers said on Friday.

"Mohammed Shami got (a) mild left knee problem and had ultrasound guided injection yesterday," a statement on the ICC's World Cup website said.

"For his long-term management perspective he won't be available for Saturday's match against UAE."

The 24-year-old had taken a total of six wickets from India's opening wins over Pakistan and South Africa.

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