Australian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis has been ruled out of clash against Pakistan to be held at The Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton. Stoinis is suffering from a side strain and Mitchell Marsh has been brought as a replacement in the Aussies squad.
The all-rounder has played all the three games for his team and picked up the injury during the match against India at The Kennington Oval on Sunday.
Australian skipper Aaron Finch during the press conference said, "Marcus Stoinis has a bit of a side strain. He won't be available for tomorrow. So we're going to have to juggle around especially that allrounder spot’’.
Talking about the upcoming encounter, match number 17, on one hand, five-time world champs Australia has played three matches as of now and has won two out of three games.
On the other hand, Pakistan has played two games and tasted both a win and a defeat while their third match against Sri Lanka got washed out and the teams shared one point each.
Talking statistically, Australia and Pakistan has faced each other nine times in the World Cup where Aussies has managed to win five games while the 1992 world champs has won on four occasions.
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