The Ashes: Australia's Ashton Agar to return home early

Agar has been unwell for the past week and was not included in Australia's playing XI for the final Test which begins on Wednesday.

updated: August 20, 2013 21:45 IST
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Teenage Australian spinner Ashton Agar is to return home early from the Ashes tour of England due to illness, with the 19-year-old leaving London on Tuesday, Cricket Australia have announced.

Agar made a stunning Test debut in the Ashes opener at Trent Bridge, making 98 -- the highest score by any Test match No 11 batsman -- in a match Australia lost by 14 runs.

He also played in Australia's colossal 347-run second Test defeat at Lord's.

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