IPL 2018: Latest on Chris Lynn injury, player confirms he could play KKR’s opening match

  • Chris Lynn is targeting an early return for Kolkata Knight Riders’ opening game of the IPL 2018 season
  • Chris Lynn injury had come to his right shoulder this time, in a T20 Tri-series game against New Zealand
  • The Australian dasher was bought for INR 9.6 Cr by the Kolkata Knight Riders side at IPL 2018 auction

Chris Lynn injury was the biggest scare for Kolkata Knight Riders fans ahead of the IPL 2018 season as the Australian hard-hitter was expected to miss the opening games of the new season, however, Lynn gave positive news for the KKR 2018 season where he is targeting a return in the opening game for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2018. Chris Lynn news concerning his injury is nothing new after the Australian ace has been facing constant injury blows to his left shoulder. It was a rather tragic incident for him when he damaged his right shoulder trying to protect the already injured left-shoulder in the T20I tri-series game against New Zealand, which had thrown KKR team 2018 into caution. However, Chris Lynn IPL 2018 campaign is well on it’s way to rescue.

Chris Lynn IPL 2018 recovery on track

Since his injury became the biggest Chris Lynn news of recent times, the Australian opener has followed a strict recovery schedule and is on track to play in the opening game of KKR 2018 season. Lynn was one of the most expensive buys of the IPL 2018 after KKR team 2018 spent INR 9.6 Cr to keep him at Kolkata Knight Riders. Speaking with Cricket.com.au earlier today about Chris Lynn injury, the Aussie revealed that his recovery is on track and he is in fact targeting the opening game of IPL 2018 and also wants to represent Queensland in the domestic 50-over competition later this year.

Lynn said: “It’s tracking really nicely, It’s a short turnaround with the timeframe that we’ve got but it’s all going well.

“The docs and the physios are happy so that’s all I can do. Fingers crossed I can keep going in the right direction and try to make myself available for the first game of the IPL. If not, it’s not the end of the world but I’m doing everything I can to get back out there.”

Chris Lynn is crucial to KKR 2018 season

Chris Lynn is one of the 7 foreign players Kolkata Knight Riders have gone with for the IPL 2018 season and Lynn along with Mitchell Starc and Sunil Narine are the ones who are certain to start most of the games for KKR 2018 season. When on form, Lynn is one of the most destructive batsmen in the world and that is why it is imperative that Chris Lynn injury concerns are behind him and Kolkata Knight Riders if KKR 2018 season has any chances of ending on a successful note.

Chris Lynn IPL 2018 plan is simple at the moment where he wants to gain fitness ahead of Kolkata Knight Riders’ opening game of the season, join the team’s preparation camp and start the IPL 2018 campaign on a right note. Lynn is very much loved in the KKR team 2018 and most of the younger squad members look up to him in awe and appreciation. Lynn will be crucial to KKR’s hopes of qualifying for the Playoff round and perhaps take the next step and go on to win the IPL 2018 title. One thing is guaranteed though, if Chris Lynn injury is out of his way, we may have an explosive Indian Premier League 2018 season on our hands.

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