Injured Shahzad ruled out of World Cup

Updated: Mar 17, 2011, 17:50 PM IST

Mumbai: England fast bowler Ajmal Shahzad was ruled out of the World Cup on Thursday with a hamstring problem to add to his team`s injury woes, the England and Wales Cricket Board said in a statement.

Shahzad joins batsman Kevin Pietersen (hernia) and pace bowler Stuart Broad (sidestrain) as sidelined players. England were playing West Indies on Thursday in their final Group B match in Chennai.

Bureau Report