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Harris injury update

UPDATED 11 June, 2013 12:56PM AEST | by Cricket Australia 11

Cricket Australia (CA) today advises that Ryan Harris has an Achilles injury which has meant his return from the Indian Premier League.

Commenting on Harris’ injury, CA’s Chief Medical Officer Justin Paoloni said: “Ryan Harris has returned from IPL duties with Kings XI Punjab with a left Achilles tendon injury.

“Scans showed the injury was not serious and he will undergo intensive rehabilitation with the aim of him being available to take part in the Australia A Series and we expect he will be fit to play in the Ashes.”

On Mitchell Starc, Dr Paoloni said: “Mitchell Starc is recovering as expected from arthroscopic ankle surgery. Currently he is meeting all clinical timeframes and with this progress the target is to play ICC Champions Trophy and then the Ashes.”

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First Posted 26 April, 2013 4:30PM AEST

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