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Australia all-rounder Marcus Stoinis set to play Champions Trophy

AP
Published May 17, 2017, 2:01 pm IST
Updated May 17, 2017, 2:01 pm IST
The 27-year-old suffered a shoulder injury while playing in the IPL earlier this month, but has recovered well since returning to Australia.
A Cricket Australia(CA) spokesman said Stoinis was able to bowl in the nets in Brisbane on Wednesday and was cleared to join the Australia squad after winning the leading all rounder role from team regular James Faulkner. (Photo: AFP)
 A Cricket Australia(CA) spokesman said Stoinis was able to bowl in the nets in Brisbane on Wednesday and was cleared to join the Australia squad after winning the leading all rounder role from team regular James Faulkner. (Photo: AFP)

Sydney: Australia all rounder Marcus Stoinis has been declared fit to play at next month's Champions Trophy cricket tournament in England next month.

The 27-year-old Stoinis suffered a shoulder injury while playing in the Indian Premier League(IPL)  earlier this month, but has recovered well since returning to Australia and will leave for England with his team -mates on Thursday.

 

A Cricket Australia(CA) spokesman said Stoinis was able to bowl in the nets in Brisbane on Wednesday and was cleared to join the Australia squad after winning the leading all rounder role from team regular James Faulkner.

Australia will play warm up matches against Sri Lanka on May 26 and Pakistan on May 29 before its first Champions Trophy match against New Zealand in Birmingham on June 3.

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