Mitchell Johnson to Miss Entire Champions League Twenty20 Due to Injury

Updated: 26 September 2014 12:43 IST

Australian team performance manager Pat Howard on Friday said Mitchell Johnson will continue to work with medical staff before approval is given for his return to action.

Mitchell Johnson to Miss Entire Champions League Twenty20 Due to Injury
Mitchell Johnson was a crucial part of Kings XI Punjab's pace department in IPL 7.

Melbourne:

Cricket Australia said fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has a rib injury and he won't be released to play the ongoing Champions League T20 in India.

Australian team performance manager Pat Howard on Friday said Johnson will continue to work with medical staff before approval is given for his return to action.

Johnson will travel with the Australian squad on Sunday to the United Arab Emirates for a tour which includes two Tests, three ODIs and a T20 match against Pakistan.

Shane Watson has been ruled out of the tour with a right ankle injury and Michael Clarke is hoping to recover from a hamstring injury in time to play in the Test matches.



Topics : Kings XI Punjab Mitchell Johnson Champions League Twenty20 2014 Cricket
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