19 Nov

Good news for Kolkata Knight Riders: Chris Lynn could still play IPL 10, Umesh Yadav joins trainning

first_imgKolkata Knight Riders can breathe a collective sigh of relief. Chris Lynn, who had injured his shoulder against Mumbai Indians, has undergone a scan and could still be available to play the IPL for the two-time defending champions. Meanwhile, pacer Umesh Yadav, who had been advised a two-week rest, also joined training.KKR co-owner Venky Mysore, laid to rest speculations Lynn’s injury with a tweet saying that he had aggravated an old injury on his left shoulder and is being treated. Venky Mysore further informed that Lynn has been kept under observation by the KKR doctors. He tweeted, “All those anxious abt @lynny50. He aggravated an old injury. Being treated & under observation by @KKRiders team.”All those anxious abt @lynny50. He aggravated an old injury. Being treated & under observation by @KKRiders team. ?? #duskiDAHAAD #AmiKKR- Venky Mysore (@VenkyMysore) April 11, 2017The official Kolkata Knight Riders handle also had a tweet saying Lynn had gone under an MRI scan, the report of which is yet to be announced. .@lynny50 has undergone an MRI scan on his left-shoulder. Reports are awaited. Send in your best wishes for him. #AmiKKR- KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) April 10, 2017Lynn had sustained the injury when he dived forward in an effort to claim an outfield catch to dismiss England batsman Jos Buttler off a Chris Woakes delivery. Watch the Video here The 27-year-old had immediately grabbed his shoulder on impact before being attended to by Knight Riders’ physio Andrew Leipus. He left the ground clutching his left arm close to his body and was later seen with an ice pack strapped to his shoulder.advertisementAnother player who looks all set to return to action is Umesh Yadav. The Indian speedster was sidelined after being advised by the official Team India doctors, to rest after a grueling season of Test cricket at home.Umesh posted a picture on Twitter of himself hitting the gym after joining the Kolkata Knight Riders. He looks all set to wreck havoc again after missing the first two games of the season.Ami KKR……First day with my team training time pic.twitter.com/rSCSZ8rYiw- Umesh Yaadav (@y_umesh) April 11, 2017Umesh Yadav’s death bowling was sorely missed in the game against Mumbai Indians, as last year he had picked up 10 wickets from nine games. Watch his wickets against Delhi Daredevils.last_img

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