Melbourne, March 1: Australian fast bowler James Pattinson was on Tuesday ruled out of the remainder of the domestic cricket season because of a shin injury. (ALSO READ: New Zealand fans went ‘too far’ with Australia abuse: David Warner) Also Read - In Strong Repulse to China, India Invites Australia, Forms 'Quad' Alliance in Malabar Naval Drill | What to Expect

“James had a recurrence of his left shin soreness following the second Test in Christchurch and had follow-up scans in Melbourne yesterday. These scans have shown some inflammation around the shin consistent with bone stress,” Cricket Australia (CA) physiotherapist David Beakley said. Also Read - IPL 2020: 'Surface Doesn't Matter', Mahela Jayawardene Won't Change Mumbai Indians' Pace-Heavy Bowling Attack

“James will now require some time off to allow this injury to resolve and will not be available for the remainder of the domestic cricket season.” Also Read - IPL 2020: Rohit Sharma Names James Pattinson, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mohsin Khan to Replace Lasith Malinga in MI