IPL 2018: Chris Lynn hopeful to play opener against RCB
Kolkata Knight Riders finally have some good news. KKR's star batsman Chris Lynn has stated that he will recover in time for the Indian Premier League, which is scheduled to begin in almost two weeks. The Australian T20 star had dislocated his left shoulder during the T20 tri-series against England and New Zealand. He is now close to full fitness.
Big hitting Lynn close to full fitness
Chris Lynn was ruled out of Pakistan Super League due to his shoulder injury. But he is confident about honoring his Rs. 9.6 crore contract with the Kolkata Knight Riders, by being available for selection right from the season opener. The Knight Riders will open their campaign against Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore on April 8. Here is the full schedule.
Lynn optimistic about IPL
"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," Lynn said.
Lynn strictly given 'no diving' instructions by doctors
Lynn, who is one of the most athletic players in cricket, injured his shoulder when he made a desperate dive while fielding. He has now been given strict instructions by the medical staff to not dive in the future games.