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Australia’s Marcus Stoinis cleared for Champions Trophy 2017

Marcus Stoinis’ Indian Premier League (IPL) stint was cut short when he injured his shoulder while training with Kings XI Punjab, forcing him to fly home and begin his rehab at the National Cricket Centre in Brisbane. He is part of Australia’s Champions Trophy squad.

cricket Updated: May 17, 2017 20:49 IST
Marcus Stoinis has recovered from a shoulder injury he suffered at the Indian Premier League (IPL). He will play in the Champions Trophy.
Marcus Stoinis has recovered from a shoulder injury he suffered at the Indian Premier League (IPL). He will play in the Champions Trophy.(AFP)

Australia all-rounder Marcus Stoinis has been declared fit for next month’s Champions Trophy after recovering from a shoulder injury he suffered at the Indian Premier League (IPL) earlier this month.

The 27-year-old Victorian’s IPL stint was cut short when he injured his shoulder while training, forcing him to fly home and begin his rehab at the National Cricket Centre in Brisbane.

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“He bowled today and medical staff were happy with his progress,” a Cricket Australia spokesperson told the CA website on Wednesday.

Twice-champion Australia play warm-up matches against Sri Lanka (May 26) and Pakistan (May 29) before beginning their Group A campaign against trans-Tasman rivals New Zealand at Birmingham on June 2.

England and Bangladesh are the two other teams in the group.