Australia's Doug Bollinger ruled out of ICC World Cup 2011 due to soar ankle

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Australia's Doug Bollinger ruled out of ICC World Cup 2011 due to soar ankle
Australian fast bowler, Doug Bollinger has been ruled out of the ongoing ICC World Cup 2011 due to an ankle injury. This was confirmed by the Australian team medical staff.
The physiotherapist of Australia team, told the media that the pacer has been suffering from ankle pain which has significantly increased now and he cannot bowl in the ensuing World Cup match, so it was decided to send him home for treatment.
"Doug Bollinger has been experiencing increasing left ankle pain since arriving in India. Unfortunately, the pain is now significantly affecting his ability to bowl and he will not be playing any further part in the tournament," said the Aussie physiotherapist.
Kountouris also said that the New South Wales quick bowler will now return home to seek the opinion of some specialist to determine the nature and severity of injury as well as the best course of management for the recovery of this injury.
Bolinger’s absence could be a huge blow at the part of Australia, as the 29-year-old pacer holds vast experience of playing in Subcontinent conditions.
Bollinger played in the warm-up game against co-hosts, Johnson and Shaun Tait, as they picked up 15 of
20 wickets dismissing minnows for 206 only.
The left-arm medium-pacer Bollinger has played in six games of the seven-match One Day International series against their Ashes rivals and
leg spinner Steven During the third edition of the Indian Premier League, the Australian pacer picked up 12 wickets in eight matches, as the Chennai Super Kings lifted the title.
No replacement has yet been decided by the Cricket selectors. The selectors will decide on a replacement player in due course, which will be decided once approved by the technical committee of International Cricket Council.



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