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Lynn Ruled Out Of T20I Series

09 February 2017

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Cricket Australia today confirmed that Chris Lynn will not take part in the KFC T20 International series against Sri Lanka commencing on Friday next week at the MCG.

WATCH: Lynn smashes Tait out of the Gabba! 

Lynn aggravated his existing neck injury during training last week. Speaking on Chris Bupa Support Team Physiotherapist, Kevin Sims said:

“Chris resumed some light training as part of his rehabilitation but was still unable to function at the level he needs to play international cricket due to his existing neck injury. Chris will be seeing a specialist later this week and from there we will have a better understanding of the ongoing management, along with what will be required to return to play, and those timeframes.”

WATCH: All of Lynn - BBL06 Sixes

The injury marks a mixed summer for Lynn who missed the Matador Cup and the first half of the Sheffield Shield season for the myFootDr Queensland Bulls after sustaining a shoulder injury on Australia's T20I tour of Sri Lanka. 

He recovered in time for the Brisbane Heat's opening game of the KFC Big Bash League season and once again proved to be the competition's most destructive batsman, smashing 309 runs from five innings at a strike-rate of 177.59. 

His unbelievable form saw him named BBL Player of the Tournament for the second straight season, while he was also rewarded with his maiden One-Day International cap, however was unable to add to his debut game as injury struck. 

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