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James Muirhead Injury Update

10 January 2017

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The spinner has been ruled out for the remainder of BBL|06 after injuring his thumb in Premier Cricket.

Perth Scorchers spinner James Muirhead sustained a fracture and dislocation to his left thumb whilst fielding for University in Alcohol.Think Again Premier Cricket on Sunday.


Muirhead will require surgery to repair the fracture. He will consult specialists and undergo surgery in the coming days.


As a result, Muirhead will be unavailable for the remainder of the 2016-17 KFC Big Bash League with a minimum recovery period of six weeks.

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