Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Irfan has been ruled out of the rest of the Cricket World Cup with a stress fracture of the pelvis.
News just in that Pakistan's team management shall call a replacement only if the team wins Friday's quarter-final which is against Australia in Adelaide.
Irfan had undergone an MRI scan on Monday afternoon, which showed a stress injury of the pelvis but did not reveal the specifics. Pakistan's physiotherapist, Brad Robinson, then ordered a more detailed scan, which was done on Tuesday and confirmed a stress fracture.
"This injury rules Irfan out of the World Cup", Robinson said in the release.
Irfan has so far taken 8 wickets in 5 matches that he played in this World Cup.