Shane Watson, the latest injury scare for Australia before South Africa Tests

After Pat Cummins' exit for the season and Ricky Ponting's hamstring problem, the latest in line is Shane Watson and Australia will be anxious now.

updated: November 03, 2012 10:20 IST
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Brisbane: Talismanic allrounder Shane Watson has become Australia's latest injury scare ahead of next week's Test against South Africa after pulling up with a sore calf during a Sheffield Shield clash.

Watson left the field after bowling his first over of the day for New South Wales in their match with Queensland in Brisbane on Saturday.

On Friday, former Test skipper Ricky Ponting was withdrawn from Tasmania's Shield match against South Australia on Friday with hamstring soreness, while pace hope Pat Cummins was ruled out for season with a stress back complaint.

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