Marsh to leave Sri Lanka due to broken finger


Australia batsman Shaun Marsh will miss the rest of the tour of Sri Lanka because of a broken finger.

Marsh, 33, suffered the injury during his side's two-wicket win in the third one-day international as they took a 2-1 series lead.

He will be replaced by Usman Khawaja, who is already in Sri Lanka, in the Twenty20 squad.

Australia team physiotherapist David Beakley said: "Shaun suffered an injury to his left little finger whilst fielding in the match yesterday.

"An x-ray after the match confirmed a fracture and Shaun will now return to Perth to allow time for this to heal."

Marsh's departure comes a day after confirmation paceman Nathan Coulter-Nile was going home due to a back injury.

Australia were swept in the three-Test series, while they lead the ODIs before two T20s to complete the tour.