Wednesday 27 August 2014 

Jess Cameron To Miss Remaining Games Against Pakistan

Jess Cameron
Jess Cameron has been ruled out of the final five matches against Pakistan
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Australia's Jess Cameron has been ruled out of the remaining five matches against Pakistan Women after fracturing her left hand during the third One-Day International.

Cameron, whose half-century helped Australia win the opening game as they progressed to a 3-0 series lead, damaged the hand in the field during her team's eight-wicket win in the third game.

Scans revealed a fracture to the fifth metacarpal on her left hand and she will miss the fourth and final One-Day International and the four Twenty20 Internationals that follow.

With the fourth ODI taking place tomorrow (28th August), no replacement player has been named but Nicole Bolton will remain with the squad for the Twenty20 series as cover.

"Jess injured her left hand while fielding against Pakistan yesterday and was subsequently taken for an x-ray which revealed a fracture," physiotherapist Kate Watson said.

"Her progress will be monitored and it is expected that she will recommence skills training in approximately four weeks."

Cameron added: "It’s disappointing that I won’t be able to see the series through.

"I felt like I was in good touch with the bat and any opportunity to represent my country is an honour.

"I wish the team the best of luck for the remaining matches and I look forward to our next international series against the West Indies in November."

Cameron, who has played three Tests, 47 ODIs and 55 Twenty20 Internationals for Australia, will now return home to recuperate in Melbourne.

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Fixtures/Results

21st August: 1st ODI, Brisbane
Australia Women 161-6 (Cameron 56no) beat
Pakistan Women 157 by four wickets
25th August: 2nd ODI, Brisbane
Australia Women 124-5 (Blackwell 39no) beat
Pakistan Women 121-8 by five wickets
26th August: 3rd ODI, Brisbane
Australia Women 190-2 (Bolton 81no) beat
Pakistan Women 189-8 by eight wickets
28th August: 4th ODI, Brisbane
Australia Women 220-9 (Osborne 47no) beat
Pakistan Women 183 by 37 runs
30th August: 1st T20I, Robina
Australia Women 95-1 (Villani 58no) beat
Pakistan Women 92 (Osborne 4-19) by 8 wickets
31st August: 2nd T20I, Robina
Australia Women 149-5 (Kimmince 43) beat
Pakistan Women 86-8 by 63 runs
3rd September: 3rd T20I, Robina
Australia Women 87-2 (Villani 50) beat
Pakistan Women 84-6 by eight wickets
5th September: 4th T20I, Robina
Australia Women 139-3 (Lanning 46no) beat
Pakistan Women 119-6 by 20 runs