Champions League Twenty20: Kings XI Punjab's Mitchell Johnson Waiting for Cricket Australia's Clearance

Kings XI Punjab could be without their strike bowler Mitchell Johnson who is currently injured and awaits a clearance from Cricket Australia.

updated: September 15, 2014 20:05 IST
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Mitchell Johnson picked up 17 wickets in 14 matches for Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2014.


Kings XI Punjab's frontline pacer Mitchell Johnson, who picked up 17 wickets in 14 matches during Indian Premier League 2014, is yet to get a clearance from Cricket Australia for the Champions League T20. Johnson is currently injured. (KXIP ready to shine again, says George Bailey)

Talking about the Australian speedster, Kings XI Punjab's coach Sanjay Bangar said, "As of now, we are still waiting for clearance from Cricket Australia. We cannot really take a call as of now as we are still waiting for his clearance." (Good to have Dwayne Bravo back, says CSK skipper MS Dhoni)

Bangar said that Johnson was a quality performer, who always leads the team attack, but the team was ready for the upcoming tournament even if he is not available. (CLT20 ideal preparation ahead of ODIs vs India: Ravi Rampaul)

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