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Shoulder injury keeps Morkel out of CLT20

Morne Morkel, South African fast bowler has been ruled out of Kolkata Knight Riders team for the upcoming Champions League T20 Cricket Tournament because of injury.


Morkel has suffered from shoulder injury during tri series against Australia and the host country Zimbabwe. He needs some time to get recovery from his injury so Kolkata excluded him in the team. Wicket keeper batsman Manvinder Bisla has been included in the squad in place of Morkel.


Australian batsman Chris Lynn is also not in the team because of shoulder surgery while one of the most important team member and all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is not in the team as he did not received NOC letter from Bangladesh Cricket Board because of disciplinary issue.


Kolkata will play their first match of Champions League T20 against Chennai Super Kings on September 17 at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.

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