Australia's injured Jackson Bird ruled out of India Test series

Bird played in the first warm-up game of the tour against Board President's XI and bowled 10 economic overs giving away only 10 runs.

updated: February 27, 2013 21:25 IST
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Hyderabad: Injured Australian speedster Jackson Bird has been ruled out of the remaining three Test matches against India due to a bone stress injury on his back sustained during the first warm-up game of the ongoing series.

"Initial tests performed in Melbourne have confirmed that Jackson Bird has a bone stress injury of the low back," team doctor Peter Brukner was quoted as saying by Cricinfo.

"He will undergo further tests tomorrow (Thursday). He will not be re-joining the team in India."

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