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Mommsen ruled out of qualifiers

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October 18, 2013

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Preston Mommsen has been ruled out of Scotland's World T20 qualifying campaign in a blow to their chances of winning a place in Bangladesh in March.

Mommsen, Scotland vice-captain, has a pelvis injury and won't be able to join his squad for the qualifiers in the UAE that get underway on November 15. He would have been keen to improve his record in T20 internationals, having made only 118 runs in nine matches to date.

His place will be taken by 23-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman Craig Wallace, who appeared in Scotland's previous World T20 qualifying campaign in 2012.

"It's a disappointment to lose a player of Preston's calibre," Scotland coach Pete Steindl said. "Not only has he been a consistent performer for Scotland in recent times, but he has also been one of our leaders.

"However we are looking forward to having Craig as part of the squad. He has worked hard over the last 12 months and has improved as a batter. He is a good fit to replace Preston."

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