Australia's Steve Smith to return home from England

Updated: 30 August 2013 11:23 IST

The 24-year-old sustained a minor left quad strain in training Wednesday and after a demanding Ashes Series, Cricket Australia (CA) decided Thursday that it is best for him to return.

Australia's Steve Smith to return home from England
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Melbourne:

Australian all-rounder Steve Smith will return home from the ongoing tour of England because of a strain.

The 24-year-old sustained a minor left quad strain in training Wednesday and after a demanding Ashes Series, Cricket Australia (CA) decided Thursday that it is best for him to return.

The CA said in a statement that there will be no replacement for Smith.

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